Posts Tagged potato breeding

Spud Sunday: A Potato By Any Other Name

Bloom 2013 was, for me, all about potato varieties, be that a new book on Irish potato breeder, John Clarke; a look at classic Irish potato varieties & their uses; or new flavours of crisps from both O’Donnells and Keoghs


Spud Sunday: Wild Spuds

A foraging trip puts me in mind of wild potatoes and how, through careful breeding, their talent for survival can be used to help their more domesticated cousins


Spud Sunday: Gastro Spuds

The low-down (among many other things) on potato breeding from the first Dublin Gastronomy Symposium held in the Dublin Institute of Technology’s School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology in Cathal Brugha Street