Garlic and rosemary roasties

Best ever roast potatoes recipes (and more) for Christmas

Roast potatoes are key to a Christmas roast - we have easy recipes for goose-fat roasties, crisp schnitzel roasties, plus indulgent recipes for dauphinoise, potato gratins and mash.

Looking for the best roast potatoes recipe for your Christmas dinner? We have plenty of ideas for oven roasted potatoes, from goose fat roasties to schnitzel roast potatoes, and unique pull-apart potatoes.

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We also have other potato ideas, including potato gratins, sautéed potatoes and the ultimate mash. Check out our easy roasted potatoes recipes and potato side dishes.


Schnitzel roast potatoes

These roast potatoes can be made, covered and kept in the fridge for up to 48 hours. And they really are as good as they sound. Why not give them a go this Christmas?

Schnitzel Roast Potatoes

Pull-apart roast potatoes

These pull-apart roasties take roast potatoes to the next level, ideal to spruce up your Sunday roast or Christmas dinner with something a bit different.

Pull-Apart Oven Roasted Potatoes Recipe

Roast potatoes with garlic and rosemary

Thought roast potatoes couldn’t get any better? Once you learn to add butter for extra crunch, you’ll never go back. Our ultimate crispy roast potatoes make the best side dish for Christmas.

Garlic and rosemary roasties

Duck fat hasselback roasted potatoes

Our duck fat hasselback potatoes are the perfect side dish to make your Christmas dinner a bit different. Rich, golden and immensely tasty – duck fat elevates everyday ingredients into something very special. Fat from any well-reared animal is a resource to be savoured and, if you render your own, it costs next to nothing.

Hasselback Potatoes Recipe With Duck Fat

Goose-fat roasties

This recipe makes creating the perfect roast potato child’s play. Goose fat, English mustard and semolina are the key for making these perfectly crisp roast potatoes.

Goose Fat Roast Potatoes Recipe

Hasselback potatoes with dill and lemon crumbs

Our easy recipe for hasselback potatoes is an easy way to spruce up your roast potatoes over the festive season. The dill and lemon crumbs add zest and texture.

Hasselback Potatoes Recipe With Dill and Lemon Crumbs

Dauphinoise potatoes

Dauphinoise potatoes are an absolute classic. We love the combination of cream, garlic and cheese smothered on thinly sliced potatoes and it makes any meal feel more special. What’s even better, is that you can cook and eat this now, or freeze ahead to have ready when you need it.


New potatoes cooked in a bag with herb butter

A simple way to add potatoes to your Christmas lunch. Small new season potatoes need simple treatment – cooking them in a bag infuses the potatoes with all the herby, buttery flavours. Perfect as a side with fresh or smoked fish, roasts, ham, or with a simple green salad.

New Potatoes Recipe With Herb Butter

Spiced mustard seed potatoes

Spice up your potato side dishes with these spiced mustard seed potatoes. The recipe is really easy to follow but packs in a lot of flavour. They’re perfect for any occasion.


Mashed potatoes

Make perfect mashed potato from scratch. We suggest offering mashed potatoes AND roast potatoes for Christmas lunch. But bangers and a rich onion gravy are the perfect accompaniment to this indulgent side dish.

Creamy Mashed Potato Recipe

Crunchy roast potatoes

These might be our best-ever roasties. Crunchy and golden on the outside and fluffy in the middle, this classic side dish is a must for a Sunday roast or Christmas dinner.

Crispy Roast Potatoes Recipe

Potato and celeriac gratin

Gratin is one of our favourites, and celeriac gives this recipe an edge. Finely sliced, baked celeriac and potatoes smothered in herb and garlic cream is the ultimate comfort food to make any spread over the festive season more indulgent. You can make the gratin ahead and reheat it when you are ready to serve the rest of your meal.


Little olive oil roasties with rosemary

Roast potatoes are always a crowd pleaser, and these little olive oil roasties sprinkled with rosemary are a guaranteed way to get crisp, moreish potatoes ready in an hour.

Roasted Mini Potatoes In Olive Oil

olive magazine podcast ep78 – Christmas condiments, fancy brunches and our foodie guide to eating and drinking in central London

This week on the olive magazine podcast we talk Christmas condiments, the rise and rise of fancy brunches, and where to grab the best food and drink in central London while Christmas shopping.

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