This recipe book specifies which type of potato to use in each recipe. However, as many are varieties that I have never seen, I'll just have to pick a reasonable alternative.
The first five recipes I'll cook are:
- Leek and potato soup
- Kale, chorizo and potato soup - This recipe seems inspired by caldo verde, my favorite Portuguese soup.
- Pink fir apple potato salad - Calls for "pink fir apple" potatoes. I would buy those potatoes just for the name if I ever saw them. But I never heard of them. According to the encyclopedic listing of potato varieties, this type is available in France, Australia, and the U.K.
- Biarritz potatoes
- Oven chip roasties - I love the cook's tip: "Oven chip roasties make great mid-week suppers served with fried eggs, mushrooms and tomatoes."