One in four can’t boil spuds, survey says

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One in four people in Derbyshire don’t know how to boil a potato properly, according to a new survey.

Over a quarter of Derbyshire folk said they didn’t know that spuds should be boiled for between 15 and 20 minutes.

Leon Mundey, head of marketing for GreenVale Potatoes, which carried out the study, said: “Despite all the cookery programmes on TV and the hi-tech gadgets in our kitchens, the survey suggests many of us aren’t getting the basics right when it comes to cooking spuds.


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