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German Butterball Potato

German Butterball Potato

Description

An undisputed favorite heirloom for superior flavor, storage, and versatility; Russet-type with rich, golden, slightly flaky flesh. Luscious in any potato dish, regardless of its method of preparation. Excellent, long-term storability

Applications/Techniques

German butterball potatoes are named for their buttery taste and are known for their wide variety of uses in the kitchen.

History

Despite being first introduced outside the Andes region four centuries ago, today potatoes have become an integral part of much of the world's cuisine and are the world's fourth-largest food crop, following rice, wheat, and maize. Long-term storage of potatoes requires specialized care in cold warehouses and such warehouses are among the oldest and largest storage facilities for perishable goods in the world.

Flavor Friends

  • Arugula
  • Basil
  • Butter
  • Buttermilk
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Celery root
  • Chicory
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Cilantro
  • Cream
  • Dill
  • Eggs
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Greens, winter
  • Herbs
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Morels
  • Mushrooms, wild
  • Olive oil
  • Parsley
  • Parsnips
  • Peas
  • Scallions
  • Shallots
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes

 

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