Certified seed potatoes are grown in controlled field conditions to ensure they are true to type and free from disease. Cook these potatoes in the skin … Solanum tuberosum ‘Pink Fir Apple’ tubers are perfect for boiling, chipping, or eating as a salad potato. Hybrid. 'Vitelotte' potatoes have a dark blue, almost black, skin and dark violet-blue flesh; they have a characteristic nutty flavour and smell of chestnuts. Calories. Yukon Gold is in pedigree. Easy-to-grow yellow flesh potatoes are a bit sweeter and have more antioxidants than America’s more popular white fleshed potatoes. Bring the pot of potatoes up to a boil. Once the potatoes are done, drain all of the water out of the pot and grab your potato masher. Pink Fir Apple potatoes, when cooked, retain their shape and have an earthy, rich, and nutty flavor. EARLY NORTHER An early variety with oval shaped, pink-skinned tubers, white flowers, probably selected from Vermonts. The exact origin of Pink Eye Potatoes is not known, but they have been grown in Tasmania since at least 1928. (VDA publication, undated) (Un) EPICURE A first early variety, white flowers, white skin with often a purple blush at the crown, and always some pigment at the heel of young tubers; a good cropper, round tubers, deep eyes. The oval tubers have cream flesh. An Irish Potato. Their color fades with boiling, but fades only slightly to a shade of mauve after other methods of cooking. 'Desiree' (9kg yield): Pink-skinned 'Desiree' is traditionally grown as a main crop, requiring a longer growing time of 90-100 days. FSANZ selected three types of potatoes for analysis of ascorbic acid (vitamin C): white skinned purchased already washed, white skinned unwashed and pink skinned washed. Inside, the waxy flesh is buttery yellow with a distinctive ‘nutty flavour’ that really sets it apart. Mayan Gold originated from the foothills of the Andes of Peru where its ancestors were once farmed by the Incas. The oval tubers have cream flesh. Learn more about red potatoes varieties in this article. Pink Fir Apple Heirloom Potato has been planted 2 times by Growstuff members. A floury potato with white skin and pink eyes. Pink Eye Potatoes are round, with off-white skin with purple flushes on it, deep, pink eyes, and yellow flesh. Tubers have pink-shadowed eyes and pale yellow flesh with a medium to low moisture content. These are a pink-skinned, creamy potato which has a waxy skin but still floury inside. It was first imported to the UK from France in 1850, and in 1996 was crossed with the Désirée variety to form the Anya potato for Sainsbury's supermarkets. - Their waxy texture makes them a delicious salad potato with a nutty, earthy flavour. Yukon Gold is in pedigree. Although potatoes have a reputation of causing weight gain, studies show that the type of potato you choose and how the potato is prepared could make a difference.. All these are warning signs that potatoes are no longer safe to eat. It is a flavorful potato characterized by a meaty flesh. The plants mature late and, compared to modern varieties, are relatively low-yielding. Disease resistant variety. Fresh garden herbs that enhance the flavor of potatoes include basil, chives, cilantro, dill, fennel, lovage, marjoram, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, tarragon and thyme. Add the salt to the pot. Certain varieties of purple potatoes have purple skin with lighter-colored flesh. Charlotte Potatoes. The primary blemishes fresh market potato growers face today include black dot, black scurf, scab, silver scurf, unattractive skin color, malformed tubers and other unknown blemish problems. Red-skinned potatoes have moister flesh and are lower in starch than other potatoes. 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