Best tasting Potato Varieties?

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Re: Best tasting Potato Varieties?

Postby jethrotattydrill » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:17 pm

Gerry
Champion is very floury which is fine in Ireland and Scotland. It also has fairly deep eyes making it unpopular with modern cooks. It was bred in Scotland about 1860 but was mostly grown in Ireland
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Re: Best tasting Potato Varieties?

Postby Barry » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:06 pm

I know what you mean about floury spuds having the taste.
Personally, though, I prefer salad spuds, which retain a unique taste.
The creamy texture of Elfe is unlike anything I have found before in potatoes, well worth growth a few just to see how it grows where you are.
Never, ever, ever have I found a better spund than Linzer Delikatess. I know I go on about this, but on either clay or heavy clay this potato has "taste". Penards stock them, but they are expensive.
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Re: Best tasting Potato Varieties?

Postby PLUMPUDDING » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:37 pm

Thanks for letting us know a supplier of Linzer Delicatesse. I'll look it up for next year
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