National potato day: try Maris Piper for making chips and for roasting. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Happy Potato Day, everybody! For the day that’s in it we thought we’d dig up all the interesting things we could find about the humble spud. 1 Irish (...)

Potato fritters with sizzled tomatoes: a staple of any street-food vendor in northern India and a must-have whenever you’re walking around the streets of Old Delhi in winter

My dad often used to make us fried potato cakes when Mum was out. They’re a staple of any street-food vendor in northern India and a must-have wheneve(...)