Purple Potatoes

I bought some Salad Blue potatoes at Borough Market the other day, and just ate them (roasted). I was surprised by how disconcerting I found the violet-coloured flesh. After a few mouthfuls, you get used to it, but at first, they look really unappetising. They just tasted like potatoes, though. If anything, they were on the bland side. Next time I buy heritage potatoes, I’ll pick them on the basis of flavour rather than novelty colour-scheme.

2 replies on “Purple Potatoes”

hey! purple potatoes are cool! they look very good in salads with green peas and carrots. the colour combination is very striking and attractive.

i like pretty food.
:) Rui from PFFA

They were certainly pretty spectacular looking. They just took some getting used to.

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