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Difference between roast potatoes and potato wedges?

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
The other day i made my first ever potato wedges from scratch :yippe: but i couldnt help but notice that theyre very similar to roast ones. They tasted like wedges but just in the way theyre cooked. Are roasties just longer cooked versions of wedges?

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I thought wedges usually have the slin left on them? When cooking do you boil the potatoes on the wedges pike with roasties before putting them in the oven..
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Well, with my wedges/roasties.

    Roasties - par boiled spuds with fluffy edges so they go all crispy with just a bit of salt and pepper.

    Wedges - skin left on and a multitude of different combinations of flavours. I did honey/mustard the other day and they came out ok, cept i had a really sticky baking tray.

    Main wedges i do.

    Garlic
    Herb (thyme and/or rosemary seem to work the best)
    Garlic and herb, lol :)
    Honey and mustard
    Paprika and butter
    Paprika and chilli
    Paprika, chilli and herb
    Cheese and garlic

    Have you tired making a mixed roast vegetable dish ? Use spuds, carrots, parsnips, onions, squash. Cut into simialr size chunks, peel the parsnip first (the skin can be bitter unless it's a nice fresh one with a thin skin), peel the onion, but DON'T cut off the base, cut it inot quarters through the base so it stays together.

    Put i a plastic bag with oil and your seasonings, give it a good massage and leave for 30 minutes. Roast for about 30-40 minutes at about 210-220c. Yummy
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    But then u get honey mustard wedges with crispy tin foil bits :D
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I par boiled my wedges before i cooked them and left the skins on, whereas i guess roast are peeled and cooked for much longer
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