TURNER DELIVERS DINNERS IN A DASH
& COOKING ARTICLE
of the UK's favourite chefs, Brian Turner, has smash-ed
his way into the supermarket to show the many tempting
ways to use convenience potato products and devised
the ultimate recipe plan for the British Potato Council
- 'Seven Ways with Potatoes for Seven Days'.
celebrity chef has created the recipes using the endless
choice of convenience potato products - chilled, frozen
and pre-prepared - that can be used to produce tasty,
healthy meals in minutes. Recent research by the British
Potato Council reveals many people start planning their
evening meal 24 hours in advance, but Brian's seven
potato-inspired recipes provide a whole week's meal
plan in an instant.
commented: "Who says that potatoes have to take
a long time to prepare and cook? Who has the time? There
are loads of fantastic potato products that can make
all of our lives easier, and there is absolutely no
reason to be a 'food-snob' about it!"
lives are stressful enough, and cooking meals just adds
to - or sometimes even creates - that stress. What I'm
saying is that there are some great convenient potato
products in the supermarkets that are not only quick
and easy, but mean that you don't have to worry about
what to cook at night."
Brian is British Potato Council Nutritionist, Fiona
Hunter, who says that potatoes are a quick and healthy
way to make mealtimes less stressful.
"Convenient potato products come in a variety of
shapes and sizes, from waffles to chips and croquettes
to ready-made mash - and all of them can be good for
you as part of a healthy balanced diet. Potatoes are
naturally low in fat and contain good amounts of several
essential vitamins and minerals."
recipes can be prepared, cooked and on the table in
25 minutes, helping to make mealtimes a far more pleasurable
experience. Each of his recipes use exciting ingredients
and methods to demonstrate the versatility of pre-prepared
potatoes. The recipes are:
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recipe is individually designed to appeal to food-lovers
who demand great tasting meals without having to spend
a long time in the kitchen. Potatoes are packed full
of energy giving carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins and
minerals. For example the Spicy Potato Wedges are only
160 calories and contain 7g fat.
further take advantage of all quick and easy convenience
potato products, the British Potato Council has the
following tips and information:
bake chips to ensure they are as healthy as possible
chips absorb less fat than thin chips and have fluffier
potato fillings which are packed with fibre and vitamin
making jacket potatoes why not bake extra? Then you
can refrigerate the leftovers and use them in quick
and easy salads.
save time, do not peel potatoes. The skin maintains
many nutrients; so enjoying your spuds with the skins
on provides an extra boost of nutrition.
medium jacket potato provides 26% of your daily requirement
for fibre and around half the recommended daily amount
of vitamin C.
recipes and more information about potatoes, log on
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