Welcome to the best online baking potatoes shopping from London Grocery!
Baking potatoes, also known as russet potatoes, are a classic staple in any kitchen. These large, starchy potatoes have a high starch content and a fluffy, dry texture that makes them ideal for baking.
When baked, the skin of a baking potato becomes crisp and flavorful, while the interior becomes soft and fluffy. Baking potatoes can be topped with a variety of toppings, such as butter, sour cream, cheese, chives, and bacon bits, making them a versatile ingredient in many recipes.
How to Select Fresh Baking Potatoes?
Look for clean, smooth, firm-textured potatoes with no cuts, bruises or discoloration.
How to Store Baking Potatoes?
Cool, dry, dark place. Cool as in not near the stove or heating vents (but not in the refrigerator). Dry and dark as in a cupboard or pantry that’s not near the sink and is frequented enough where they won’t be forgotten. A ventilated and dry basement is also a good option.
Potatoes are Good for You!
Potatoes are naturally gluten-free and they're packed with nutritional benefits needed for a healthy lifestyle.Large jacket potatoes are just 110 calories. No fat, cholesterol or sodium. Nearly half your daily value of vitamin C and B. They contain fiber, magnesium and antioxidants. Also they have more potassium than banana!
What is the Best Recipe for Baking Potatoes?
Classic Jacket Potatoes
- 4 large fresh baking potatoes
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 200ml soured cream
- Grated 50g cheddar (topping)
- 4 chopped crispy bacon rashers (topping)
- 4 thinly sliced spring onions (topping)
- Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Rub 2 tsp olive oil over 4 large baking potatoes and put on the top shelf of the oven.
- Bake for 20 mins, then turn down the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5 and bake for 45 mins-1 hr until the skin is crisp and the flesh soft.
- Cut a cross on top of each potato, squeeze the sides, add 200ml soured cream and your favourite topping.
You can also try potato salad recipes!
Frequently Asked Questions :
1) Which parts of the UK do you deliver?
Thanks to our strong carrier network, we are able to deliver to all regions of the UK including the British Isles.
2) What is your delivery windows?
We deliver 6 days a week from Monday to Saturday. You can select your preferred delivery date at cart page. For London and rest of the UK, delivery windows is between 09:00-19:00.
3) How much is the delivery fee?
We provide FREE DELIVERY for all orders above £50 within the UK!
We apply £19.99 delivery fee for orders below £50.
4) Do you have minimum order fee?
There is no minimum order fee but £19.99 delivery fee is applied for orders below £50.
5) Do you deliver to EU and Scandinavian countries?
Yes, we ship to out of the UK through our carrier partner DPD. We offer guaranteed next day shipping before 10:00am to EU and Scandinavian countries including Norway, Denmark and Sweden. Our delivery fee for this region is £39.99. Please note that due to changing customs rules after Brexit, some countries might ask additional customs tax or not allow your products to pass, please contact with us if you are unsure about customs policy.
6) How do you ensure the freshness of the products during transport?
Our cold chain logistics technology and process allows for the safe transport of temperature-sensitive goods and products along the supply chain. We use special temperature-controlled food grade boxes which keep the products in chilled condition up to 48 hours. Thanks to our food engineering team's studies that relies heavily on science to evaluate and accommodate for the link between temperature and perishability, we have 99.5% success rate for delivering the chilled food in perfect condition. Our current studies are aiming to improve this even further by the end of 2021.
7) Can I change my delivery date or products in my order later?
Yes, we are very flexible with order changes including delivery date or items purchased, you just need to drop us a note through email@example.com regarding to changes you like and we'll be on it. However, you should contact us at least 48 hours prior to your delivery.
8) Can I give specific instructions for my order?
Yes, if you notify us at least 48 hours prior to your delivery then we can execute your requests. Some of these special instructions might be, creating a personalized tropical fruits basket for wedding/birthday parties, butchering your whole lamb into preferred cuts or descaling and cleaning your fish and seafood orders. Our specialized food engineers, butcher and fish monger experts will do their best to meet your requirements. We strongly recommend you to use notes section at check-out for submitting your special order requests.
9) Do you have surcharge/oversize fees?
Yes, if your order weight/volume exceeds 15kg/15lt , we apply £1 surcharge fee for extra liters/kg.
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