Yellow potatoes have sweet golden flesh and thin, pale brown skin.
General informationStorage Tip: Keep regular potatoes out of the fridge in a cool and dry spot. Keep new potatoes in a plastic bag in the fridge.
Preparation Tip: Scrub potatoes well before cooking. Throw out any green potatoes as they can make you sick. If you insist on peeling a potato, peel lightly so you do not lose all the nutrients.
Did you know... Native to the bleak Andean highlands of South America, the potato is related to the eggplant, pepper, and tomato. Potatoes crossed the Atlantic to Europe before landing in North America in the early 1700's. Over five billion pounds of potatoes a year go to make french fries alone.
Culinary Compatibility: Olive oil, garlic, rosemary, salt, pepper, oregano, onions, various cheeses.
Health Information: Potatoes are full of fibre, potassium, iron, vitamin C, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6 and folate.