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Unread 28-10-2019, 06:58 PM
armchair
 
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what he calls basic reds are what i've known as roosters my entire life

I hate maris piper potato.

wtf is going on?

I've a bag of potatoes from lidl and one from marks both marked "roosters" and both are red skinned.
 
Unread 29-10-2019, 12:12 AM
armchair
 
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interesting conspiracy of silence about this topic
 
Unread 29-10-2019, 06:29 AM
Albert Tatlock
 
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I've bought red skinned spuds in the UK yonks ago, I'm sure they were called Leicestershire or Lincolnshire reds then.
 
Unread 29-10-2019, 06:49 AM
Spock
 
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yep, roosters i've seen have always been red

"Rooster is a red-skinned, yellow-fleshed cultivar of potato, duller in colour than the 'Désirée', with floury yellow flesh. It is uniformly roundish in shape with shallow eyes making it easy to peel. It is a general-purpose potato. It can be boiled, mashed, chipped, roasted, steamed and baked."

 
Unread 29-10-2019, 07:14 AM
Hands of Scone
 
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I thought they were a brand of red potato
 
Unread 29-10-2019, 10:43 AM
92ToBury
 
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King Edwards for roasting, Maris Pipers for chips. Simples.
 
Unread 29-10-2019, 10:45 AM
stmfh
 
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No concern re: the amount of spud wasted making chips with an apple corer?

Some people just don’t have priorities...
 
Unread 29-10-2019, 10:46 AM
Throw
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 92ToBury
King Edwards for roasting, Maris Pipers for chips. Simples.
And John Motson for commentating.
 
Unread 29-10-2019, 10:51 AM
92ToBury
 
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And John Motson for commentating.
Brian Moore you f***ing weirdo. Motty is too unconventional
 
Unread 29-10-2019, 10:58 AM
Drexl
 
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Originally Posted by stmfh
No concern re: the amount of spud wasted making chips with an apple corer?

Some people just don’t have priorities...
Loaded skins with the leftovers

MY concern was the duck fat. I love duck ducks

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