Potato pancakes (raggmunk)
These potato pancakes are traditionally served with pork or unsmoked bacon at Christmas.
Spiced potatoes (aloo chaat)
If you don’t want to make the chutneys for this dish, substitute good-quality chutneys from Indian food shops. They can also be used as accompaniments to other Indian snacks such as samosas, pakoras and bhajis.
Potato salad with spicy cheese sauce (papas a la huancaina)
From the potato’s original birthplace, Peru, comes this national dish of potato salad with spiy cheese sauce. Served cold or at room temperature, the purple sapphire potatoes are a colour-popping stand out.
Potato and cheese dumplings (ruskie pierogi)
Polish dumplings contain a variety of sweet and savoury fillings, but arguably the most popular is the 'Russian-style' filling of potato, onion and cheese.
Photography by John Laurie
As seen in Feast magazine, Sept 2011, Issue 1. For more recipes and articles, pick up a copy of this month's Feast magazine or check out our great subscriptions offers here.