Perfect Roast Potatoes

Good quality potatoes plus this recipe and you'll have tasty roasties


  • 7-8 large potatoes (skinned and halved)
  • 1-cup duck or goose fat
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary
  • 4 sprigs of thyme
  • 10 cloves of garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring to a boil and large pot of salted water.
  2. Add the potatoes and cook on high boil for 8 minutes.
  3. Strain and toss a few times in the strainer to get the outside off the potatoes flaky.
  4. In a hot large roasting tray add the fat, herbs and garlic and potatoes.
  5. Toss to coat evenly and roast in the oven at 200°C for 25 minutes turning occasionally.


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