See? Even Guardian readers admit to liking chips in gravy – so that’s alright then! This is an upgraded version with a bit of piccalilli thrown in – so really rather on the healthy side (?).
The Yukon Gold potatoes make fabulous chips..they have a fabulous creamy gold colour, which is gorgeous crisped up in chip form.
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Newly lifted in this September’s harvest, are the delightful rosy Pink Fir Apple potatoes.
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Despite pouring with rain, it’s definitely uplifting being out and about on our Sussex farms in fresh, clean air. And you can’t be bored when you are with people who clearly care deeply about what they do.
Nicki, from The Potato Shop on the Morghew Park Estate, really is the Queen of all Things Potato and has infectious enthusiasm for the spuds she grows.
Because of the rain, she was away from her computer and out with the pickers, lifting potatoes by hand – which is an arduous and back breaking job. But she took a break to take us on a slithery ride around the fields and then look at the new potato harvests chilling in the stores. Usually the potato pickers have a large tractor to cut a swathe through the fields but when the weather is really wet and soggy, it’s back to basics and all picking is done the old-fashioned way.
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