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Floury potato recipes

Floury potatoes have a fluffy, dry texture that makes great mash or chips. Key varieties include Desiree, Estima, King Edward and Maris Piper.

Buyer's guide

Floury potatoes are available year-round. Avoid wrinkled, sprouted or discoloured potatoes.

Storage

Floury potatoes should be kept in a cool dark place (but not the fridge), preferably in a breathable sack or paper bag. They can keep for several months in the right conditions. Parboiled floury potatoes freeze well.

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