What Spuds Are Best For What?

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Best Potatoes for Boiling

First Earlies

All first earlies boil well

Second Earlies

Anya
Cosmos
Edzell Blue

Marfona
Maris Peer
Estima

Nadine
Saxon

Kestrel
Wilja

Main Crop

Ambo
Arran Victory
Cara
Celine

Maris Piper
Maxine
Pentland Squire
Picasso

Romano
Sarpo Mira
Stemster
Pink Fir Apple

Desiree
Harmony
King Edward
Kondor

 

Best Potatoes for Baking

First Earlies

Arran Pilot
Duke of York
Epicure

Red Duke of York
Rocket
Swift

Foremost
Pentland Javelin

Vanessa
Winston

Second Earlies

Cosmos
Edzell Blue
Estima

Maris Peer
Nadine

Kestrel
Marfona

Saxon
Wilja

Main Crop

Ambo
Arran Victory
Cara
Celine

Maris Piper
Maxine
Pentland Squire
Picasso

Desiree
Harmony
King Edward
Kondor

Pink Fir Apple
Romano
Sarpo Mira
Stemster

 

Best Potatoes for Roasting

First Earlies

Accent

Ulster Chieftain

Swift

 

Second Earlies

Catriona
Cosmos

Mona Lisa
Osprey

Edzell Blue
Kestrel

Wilja

Main Crop

Arran Victory
Cara
Celine
Desiree

Maxine
Picasso
Remarka
Romano

Dunbar Standard
King Edward
Kondor
Maris Piper

Sante
Stemster
Valor

 

Best Potatoes for Chipping

First Earlies

Accent
International Kidney

Swift

Premiere

Winston

Second Earlies

Kestrel

Saxon

Yukon Gold

Nadine

Main Crop

Cara
Celine
Desiree

King Edward
Majestic
Maris Piper

Dunbar Standard
Golden Wonder
Kerrs Pink

Pentland Dell
Stemster
Valor

 

Best Potatoes for Mashing

First Earlies

Accent

Winston

Epicure

 

Second Earlies

Cosmos
Kestrel

Nadine
Osprey

Merlin

Wilja

Main Crop

Arran Victory
Desiree
Harmony
Kerrs Pink

Maxine
Pentland Crown
Remarka

King Edward
Majestic
Maris Piper

Sante
Sarpo Mira
Stemster

 

Best Potatoes for Salads

First Earlies

Amandine
Belle de Fontenay
BF15

International Kidney
Pomfine
Red Duke of York

Cherie
Anoe (Claire)
Duke of York

Rosabelle
Swift
Ulster Chieftain

Second Earlies

Altesse
Anya
Carlingford

Linzer Delikatess
Maris Piper
Nicola

Charlotte
Franceline
Juliette

Roseval
Wilja

Main Crop

Pink Fir Apple

Ratte

Pompadour

Sarpo Mira