15 Hour Potato of Love

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This ones for all the lovvvvvers out there ❤️‍🔥

Aside from sounding like an absolute DJ, this 15 hr potato is for all of you out there who just love LOVE. Crack on the Barry White, open a cheeky bottle of fizz (extra hun points if it’s pink) and get cooking. Can you tell I’m feeling particularly cheesy today?! This isn’t me. It’s the spuds. They do something to me that no man can. Sorry Tom.

So the reason romance is in the air is because these aren’t just any spuds, these are heart shaped 15 hour potatoes and OMG I’M OBSESSED. Get your heart shaped cutter at the ready and dish up a real treat.

I’ve spiced this version up a little and thrown in some sliced garlic cloves, wholegrain mustard and chilli flakes. Make sure you prepare the night before as this dish needs 12 hours in the fridge. It’s worth it though, I promise you. I eventually got a proposal after batch 72.

For more 15 hour inspo, check out my sweet potato, coronation or bacon version and become marriage material in a matter of minutes.



metric imperial
  • 1 kilo Maris Pipers
  • 2.2lbs Maris pipers
  • 500ml double cream
  • 17.5oz double cream
  • 2 large cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 heaped tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 heaped tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • Lots of salt and pepper
  • Lots of salt and pepper


  1. Peel and slice your potatoes nice and thin, using a mandolin if you have one.
  2. Simmer the cream, mustard, chilli flakes, salt and pepper and garlic and allow to reduce until thickened.
  3. In a large bowl, pour the cream over the potatoes and toss them all together. In a lined loaf tin, layer up the potatoes individually until you get to the top.
  4. Preheat the oven to 130ºc/290ºf. Add another piece of parchment on top of the potatoes and put into the oven for 3 hours.
  5. When the pavé comes out of the oven pour a tub of baking beans on top to weigh it down (you can also use tins if it's easier). Leave to cool and then pop into the fridge overnight.
  6. Get the potatoes out of the tin and cut into your desired shapes, and then preheat oil to 180ºc/350ºf for deep frying.
  7. Fry until golden and crispy, drain on kitchen paper and sprinkle with salt, then dish up with a nice bit of steak for Valentines day.