Desiree potatoes are at their very best. From the rich soils of Virginia in South Australia they have a magnificent pink skin, yellow flesh and a waxy texture. Desiree potatoes are firm and hold their shape and useful for a variety methods of cooking from roasting to mashing and salads.Desiree potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C.
HOW TO PICK
Pick spuds that feel firm and heavy - avoid those with sprouting eyes, or green discolouration. For even cooking, choose potatoes that are similar in size.
HOW TO STORE
Store potatoes in a cool, dry place away from light - the kitchen cupboard is ideal.