Home Cook: Gratin is a hot potato

The humble potato is much loved for the comfort factor it provides in the eating and for its incredible diversity in the cooking.

19th May, 2012
Smoked salmon and spinach potato gratin.

The humble potato is much loved for the comfort factor it provides in the eating and for its incredible diversity in the cooking. Boiled, mashed, baked, chipped or grated in a rosti, the potato has endless possibilities.

Despite all this, it has been going out of fashion as a vegetable - all that starch being out of sync with our aspirations towards healthy eating - but thank goodness Ireland is one of the few countries...

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