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Recipe: Baked Potato


  • 2 big potatoes (Maris Piper and King Edward are especially good any large potato can do
  • olive oil
  • cheese as much as your internal cheeseometer allows
  • Mustard we used wholegrain


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
  • Using a knife, score around the outside of the potato as if you are going to cut in half.
  • Stab randomly with a fork all over the potato.
  • Pour some olive oil into your hands and rub over the potatoes
  • Place directly on the shelf in the oven and bake for 1¼-1½ hours.
  • When cooked, the potato should be golden-brown and crisp on the outside and give a little when squeezed.
  • Cut the potatoes in half.
  • Scoop out the insides and place into a large bowl.
  • Mash the potato.
  • Add your grated cheese.
  • Add seasoning.
  • Add mustard.
  • Mix, mix mix until smooooooth.
  • Place into potato shells.
  • Place under the grill to crisp up the top a little.
  • Serve!