Whether you’re cooking a delicious roast dinner, preparing for Christmas, cooking a date night or an everyday week-night family dinner then having a potato side dish is a must!

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We’ve got the reader favourite Crispy Roast Potatoes, the best Mashed Potato EVER, easy hasselback potatoes, and loads more including our new Dutchess Potatoes recipe we’re coving all of your potato recipe needs, including some air fryer options too!

The Potato Recipes

Square image of pan-fried potatoes with garlic, coriander and red onion in a black pan. There is a silver serving spoon sticking out of the pan.
5 from 1 vote

Garlic and Coriander Potatoes

A great way to pep up the flavour of regular potatoes. Serve with grilled meats, fish or curry. They make a great addition to any BBQ too!
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Close up square image of a tray full of piped, baked, Duchess potatoes. The tray is lined with baking parchment. The potatoes are scattered with salt and parsley.

Easy Duchess Potatoes

Simple, quick and easy Duchess potatoes. These crispy little morsels of potato are soft and buttery in the middle
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Hasselback potatoes in a black cast iron pan on a wooden table next to a dark grey napkin.
4.50 from 2 votes

Hasselback Potatoes

These hasselback potatoes are crisp and flavourful, with a lovely fluffy tender interior. They soak up any sauce beautifully, and they re-heat well too, so they're great for making ahead!
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Chips on a plate on top of baking parchment. 3 dipping bowls of sauce on the plate.
4.92 from 12 votes

Homemade Oven Chips

Learn the secret to making beautifully crispy chips in the oven! No need to par-boil the potatoes, and even peeling those spuds is optional!
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Square overhead image of four open baked potatoes, with butter, on a tray.
4.50 from 2 votes

The Best Baked Potato Method

The BEST RECIPE for baked potatoes. Crispy, perfectly seasoned skin (that stays crispy) with a beautifully fluffy interior.
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Pile of mashed potatoes with butter on top
4.67 from 3 votes

Perfect Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Creamy, smooth, perfect mashed potatoes every time. I’ve included step-by-step photos, video and my top tips.
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Roast potatoes with salt and fresh thyme leaves
4.96 from 43 votes

Crispy Roast Potatoes Recipe

Perfect roast potatoes -fluffy inside with a crunchy exterior. Part of my step-by-step guide for making a delicious roast beef dinner.
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5 from 2 votes

Smashed Roast Potatoes with Garlic, Bacon and Cheddar

Smashed Roast Potatoes with Garlic, Bacon and Cheddar – plus instructions on making perfect crispy roast potatoes!!
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Squash and Potato Gratin with Bacon (and lots of cheese!) makes a great side dish, or even a main with a salad. Gluten free too!
5 from 3 votes

Squash and Potato Gratin with Bacon

Squash and Potato Gratin with Bacon (and lots of cheese!) makes a great side dish, or even a main with a salad. Gluten free too!
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5 from 9 votes

Greek Potato Hash

Greek Potato Hash – A quick and simple dish to serve as a main course or as a side.
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Overhead picture of a dark bowl full of salt and pepper chips sat on a blue background.
5 from 3 votes

Salt and Pepper Chips Recipe

These salt and pepper chips make a fantastic spicy side dish – crispy chips tossed together with Chinese five spice, garlic and chillies.
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Overhead close-up image of a seasoned baked potato, sliced down the middle. The inside of the potato has been fluffed and there's a knob of melting butter inside. The potato is on a black textured plate.
5 from 3 votes

Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

Did you know you can make baked potatoes in an Air Fryer? Super crispy on the outside and tender and buttery on the inside.
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A wooden board with cheesy potato cakes piled up and one sliced in half sprinkled with chopped parsley
5 from 4 votes

Crispy Cheesy Potato Cakes

Cheesy mashed potato patties with a hint of onion, covered in breadcrumbs, then pan-fried until golden and crisp. It's a total family favourite!
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Creamy potato salad in a blue bowl on a wooden table. Chopped vegetables in the background.
5 from 14 votes

Easy Creamy Potato Salad Recipe

Easy Creamy Potato Salad – My dad’s recipe that I’ve been eating (and making) for over 30 years!
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Square image of fondant potatoes in a frying pan, topped with fresh thyme and salt
5 from 12 votes

Fondant Potatoes Recipe

Soft, fluffy fondant potatoes with a crisp top and a crunchy, slightly chewy base, packed with flavour from the stock, butter and garlic.
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Square image of saute potatoes in a pan with a wooden spoon
5 from 13 votes

Crispy Sauteed Potatoes

Little cubes of seasoned crispy fried potatoes with a fluffy interior and a hint of garlic. These sautéed potatoes take around 30 minutes.
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A scoop of Dauphinoise Potatoes being taken out of the dish
4.60 from 10 votes

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Classic dauphinoise potatoes baked in a creamy garlic sauce and finished with Gruyere cheese. A rich and indulgent side dish.
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Close up image of potato croquettes in a white bowl sprinkled with parsely
4.50 from 6 votes

Baked Cheesy Potato Croquettes

Baked Cheesy Potato Croquettes – An easy bite-sized snack or side dish made from leftover mashed potato.
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Bacon and cheese potato skins on a plate with sour cream and spring onions
5 from 2 votes

Stuffed Potato Skins

Creamy cheesy fluffy potatoes with crispy bacon – all baked in a crunchy potato skin. These Stuffed Potato Skins are serious comfort food.
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5 from 1 vote

Kale and Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Buttery Kale and Bacon Mashed Potatoes makes a great side dish – or even a meal in itself! Perfect as a side dish for Christmas or Thanksgiving.
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Gnocchi being cut and shaped on a wooden board. There is a fork in shot - used for rolling
5 from 1 vote

Easy Homemade Gnocchi Recipe

It's so easy to make gnocchi at home. Just a few ingredients mixed together, a little bit of therapeutic shaping and a couple of minutes in a pan of boiling water and you've got the base for all sorts of gnocchi recipes.
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saag aloo in a black pan on a dark background
5 from 24 votes

Saag Aloo

A beautiful Indian side dish made with spinach, potatoes and spices. I like to add a little stock to mine to made it a little bit saucy too.
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**The shoestring fries from my crispy fish burger make a nice alternative to regular fries!**

Breaded haddock burger on brioche bun with lettuce and chive-speckled mayonnaise. Shoestring fries to the right of the burger. A second burger in background.
5 from 3 votes

Crispy Fish Burger with Shoestring Fries

I love this make-at-home takeaway alternative for a treat dinner. Crispy fish burger with easy garlic lemon mayo and a pile of crispy and totally addictive shoestring fries. A great way to get the kids (and husband) to eat more fish! Never made shoestring fries before? I’ll show you how, plus some tips to make sure they’re perfectly crispy!
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Air Fryer Potato Sides

A few potato recipes for the air fryer too:

Square image of a bowl filled with Air Fryer Roast Potatoes, sprinkled with salt and parsley, on a dark blue background.
5 from 3 votes

Air Fryer Roast Potatoes

No par-boiling required for these quick, crisp air fryer roast potatoes. Only 5 minutes prep and 20 minutes cooking time.
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A square overhead shot of Air Fryer Chips sprinkled with salt and black pepper, on a white plate with a small bowl of ketchup on the side and a small bowl of mayonnaise.
5 from 22 votes

Air Fryer Chips

How to make chips in your air fryer so they're perfectly crispy! No need to soak the potatoes or par-boil them. They cook in just 20 minutes!
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Overhead close-up image of a seasoned baked potato, sliced down the middle. The inside of the potato has been fluffed and there's a knob of melting butter inside. The potato is on a black textured plate.
5 from 3 votes

Air Fryer Baked Potato Recipe

Did you know you can make baked potatoes in an Air Fryer? Super crispy on the outside and tender and buttery on the inside.
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