How to make the perfect roast potatoes for Christmas
How to prep your roast potatoes
Par boil your potatoes in salted boiling water. Do this for about 10minutes and drain, as the potatoes steam they become fluffy and white, which means crispy bits and a crispy outside.
Healthier olive oil roast potatoes
Prepare a delicious healthy option roast potatoes using olive oil rosemary, garlic and olive oil.
Butter and olive oil roast potatoes
Add a tablespoon of red wine vinegar, sage and clementine zest.
Cooking traditional goose fat roast potatoes
For the most indulgent roast potatoes use goose fat. Add a tablespoon of redwine vinegar, bay leaves and thyme.
Bash up your potatoes before roasting
Before adding your potatoes to your roasting tray, toss them around in the colander to bash the edges up a bit, this gives a more crispy finish.
Top tip: Use a masher to make the crispiest roast potatoes yet
Squash the roast potatoes slightly in the tray and pop them back in the oven to finish off.
Using a masher to finish the perfect roast potato
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