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Chefs' Manifesto Podcast - Potato: the Prolific Tuber

25 January 2021

Season 3 - Episode 1

Ever wondered about the history of potato? Mashed or fried, this crop has had an impact on cuisines from around the world. Irish chef Janice Bracken and Peruvian chef Diego Oka discuss the history and impact of the potato from the perspectives of their native countries. The chefs explore how to best prepare and cook potato, to preserve its nutrients, make use of its wide diversity and also how to present them in an attractive and healthy way on the plate. Alejandro Argumedo, the Andes Amazon Lead for the Swift Foundation, also joins in the conversation with his thoughts on the benefits of potato for agriculture and nutrition.


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