Healthy and Delicious Dishes with US Potatoes



It was a potato event, so they stuffed us until we go so fat. Haha. Well of course that did not happened. I was indeed very privileged to be among the guest that day for the event by Potatoes USA. It as an event that showcased all those fine products made by U.S. potatoes. with a twist of creation that gives you a brand new delicious treat.

The event wasn't about just consuming all those fine potatoes. It was an exposure and also an educational event which made us know about the U.S Potatoes better in general.

The US Potatoes are categorized into 3 categories:
-Fresh Potatoes
-Frozen Potatoes
-Dehydrated Potatoes




There are more than 100 varieties of potatoes sold throughout the United States. Each of these varieties fit into one of seven potato type categories:-
Russet
Red
White
Yellow
Blue/purple
Fingerling
Petite. 




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Here are the products and you may find that some of the packaging is familiar to you. If they are it's because you may find it back at our local supermarkets/hypermarkets.






The event started off with a friendly welcome from Mr. WilliamT Tan, PJK, the Macrom Manager of Penang Chef Association .


It was then followed by a welcome speech by Mr. Richard Lieu, Trade Promotions Director of US Potatoes.



Ms Khoo An Jo, a practising dietitian for more than 15 years then took over to share with us about the truth on how beneficial is potato to our daily lives.


It was then time for Chef Audee Cheah,(PJK,PJM) an international award wining Chef who is also the President of Penang Chefs Association to showcase his culinary skills by preparing 4 interesting yet delicious creations. 




U.S. Potato and Prawn Kerabu


Curry Chicken Stuffed U.S Potatoes



Kimchi Seaweed U.S Lattice Cut Fries


Lucky bloggers had the chance to prepare the dish with the assistance from Chef Audee.


Chili Flavoured U.S. Potato Wedges in Lettuce Cup


It was interesting yet captivating for Chef Audee turned something simple into something magical. Looks sophisticated, but it was rather simple.


Here are some fun-potato-facts that you may not know off :
- With just 110 calories, one medium skin-on potato provides 30% of your daily value of vit C and more potassium than a banana.
- Potatoes have absolutely no fat and are sodium-free and cholestrol-free
- Potatoes are more energy packed than any other popular vegetable.

The specialty cuts to look out for are
- Frozen Straight-Cut Fries
- Tater Drums
- Crinkle-cut Fries
- Loop or Curly Fries
- Frozen Wedges
- Frozen Wedges
- Lattice or Basket-weave Cuts
-IQF Hash Brown Patties

Thanking Potatoes USA for hosting.

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Interested to get the recipes of the 4 listed dishes? Just leave a comment below with your email add :) 



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