All posts tagged: Potato Week

Potato Week and Stifado

Okay, so on Potato Week I decided to center a post around heart-warming food, since potato equals comfort eating and warmth in my mind.  It must go back to my childhood when my mum would have made baked potatoes for a light dinner,  the house would have smelt divine and the kitchen would have become the focal point of the house…So once winter kicks in I get the craving to, most of all, recreate that atmosphere and feel once again, the warmth and comfort of a good baked potato. Of course, now I live in Northern Ireland, the country of THE potato, so I would most times choose a good Maris Piper potato for its fluffiness and taste (I cheated this time, though and used a ready half-baked one!) Actually, except for the times when I make mash (which my dad is firmly convinced is better when made with “pink” potatoes, and I believe him, as his mash is always delicious!), I prefer a Maris Piper for roasties, potato wedges and even potato salad! Today I …