Thorpdale Brushed Potatoes - Morco Fresh

Thorpdale Brushed Potatoes

February 13, 2019

Today, the potato is the fifth most important crop in the world alongside wheat, corn, rice and sugar cane. Brushed potatoes varying in shape from round to oval, are an all-purpose potato with a variety of culinary uses. With a creamy white flesh, the exterior appears ‘dirty’. Being the most common used variety used nationally, we see the Thorpdale variety hitting the markets in the month of February.

Seasonality | Why it’s a good time of year?

This is the peak of the growing season with quality and availability excellent during this time. Aided by the dry conditions the growers have no disruption in harvesting maybe stock plentiful and ideal eating quality

Taste | Flavour and cooking options

Delivering a creamy delicious flavour, Thorpdale brushed potatoes can be used in a variety of different ways in the kitchen. From steaming, boiling and frying to mashing and baking brushed potatoes are a much-loved ingredient in kitchens all over the world. You can’t beat a delicious creamy mashed potato paired with a juicy steak drizzled with a mushroom sauce, mouth-watering!

Region | Where is it Coming from?

Thorpdale | Victoria

Health Benefits  

Not only delicious enjoyed in many ways in the kitchen, brushed potatoes are loaded potassium, energy and carbohydrates providing you with the energy to enhance your overall performance in day to day life. Fuelling not only your body, brushed potatoes fuel your brain, being an excellent source of vitamin C, fibre, iron and potassium, one serving of potato provides you with an abundance of nutritional benefits strengthening your overall health.

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