Knowledge and Skills

Video demonstrations to help develop core skills in preparing and cooking potatoes.

Potato Types

Understanding the different characteristics of potatoes and advice on choosing the right variety for cooking.


Advice on storing potatoes in the correct way to keep them in a good condition for longer.


Guidance for health and safety in the kitchen when preparing and cooking potatoes.


A simple guide to peeling a potato, showing the correct way to hold the potato and the potato peeler.

Slicing Chopping and Dicing

A demonstration of the correct way to handle knives, and techniques for chopping, slicing and dicing potatoes.


A step-by-step guide to baking, demonstrating how to make baked potatoes in their jackets.


A step-by-step guide to mashing, showing how to make creamy, smooth mashed potato.


A step-by-step guide to sauteeing, showing how to make Sauté (shallow fried) potatoes.


A step-by-step guide to roasting, demonstrating how to make crisp, golden roast potatoes.

Boiling Preparation

A step-by-step guide to boiling, demonstrating the correct way to boil new potatoes in their skins.