Test for doneness at 20 minutes for marble sized potatoes, and 25 minutes for smaller baby or fingerlings, 30 minutes for slightly larger. Add Friend Ignore. Britain has a real love affair with the potato. of potatoes, sprinkle 2 tsp. Consume within a week or two. https://damndelicious.net/2014/02/14/garlic-smashed-potatoes These potatoes may sound fancy but there’s no need to whip out your chef whites quite yet! This recipe is very simple to make and only uses a few ingredients. BuzzFeed Staff Alice Monkongllite 1. Wrapped in a buttery pastry case with other veggies, meat or fish, new potatoes They are the same as new potatoes. But since the skin is paper-thin, there is no reason to remove it anyway. On average, each person in Britain eats three potatoes every day – but they are so entrenched in the fabric of British food culture that I worry we don’t give them enough applause.