Desiree

Type:
Smooth
Colour:
Red
Flesh Colour:
Creamy White
Size:
Large

Try As

Mashed poatatoes

Boiled potatoes

Wedges

A bit about Desiree

Desiree potatoes have a firm, creamy tasting flesh making them ideal for smooth mash or being cooked in a sauce, such as our favourite Potato Dauphinoise/Dauphinoise Potatoes. Desiree are available across the major retailers and are easily recognisable by their lovely red skin and light yellow flesh. Desiree are normally larger, longer and oval shape.

Recipes using Desiree

Potato chow mein recipe

Potato Chow Mein Chinese Recipe

Why not make your own Saturday night takeaway, with this potato version of a Chinese classic, packed with nutrients?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 12 mins
Jamaican jerk haddock and prawn potato cakes recipe

Low fat

Low sat fat

High protein

Jamaican Jerk Haddock, Prawn and Potato Cakes Recipe

Giving a Jamaican twist on a classic potato cake recipe helps gives this recipe a bit of a kick for spice lovers!

  • Cook in: 30 mins
Chocolate potato cake recipe

Chocolate Potato Cake Easy Recipe

Who knew that potatoes could be included in a dessert?  Well now you do - so why not give this Chocolate Potato Cake recipe it a try?

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins
Jo Pratt's salmon, prawn & leek hotpot recipe

Jo Pratt's Salmon, Prawn & Leek Hotpot

This is a lovely alternative to making a classic fish pie and such a comforting dish to eat. Feel free to swap the fish to suit your preferences or in fact you could buy fish pie mix which many supermarkets sell at the fish counter. Served with some green vegetables, this is sure to become a family favourite.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins

Other Smooth Potatoes

Lady Balfour Smooth Potato Variety

Lady Balfour

This variety was named after Lady Eve Balfour – a pioneer of the UK organic movement. It has a uniform oval shape, creamy skin and pale tasty flesh. It performs well as mash, boiled or wedges.

Vivaldi Smooth Potato Variety

Vivaldi

Vivaldi is a pale yellow potato with a velvety texture, this makes it great for mashing and is particularly good as a boiled potato, holding its shape. It has a mild sweet flavour and complements Mediterranean recipes and fish or chicken recipes.