They have good flavour hot or cold; to some people they taste almost nutty. They are popular with chefs in America.
Each plant will produce about 62 potatoes weighing a total of 1 kg (about 2.2 pounds) in an early harvest.
The plant flowers with purple blossoms.
Roast, boil. Cook in skin.
Also popular for crushed potatoes.
Ratte Potatoes were developed in 1872.
Gray, Jacquie. “Salad Potatoes” in RHS Plant Trials and Awards. London: Royal Horticultural Society. Bulletin Number 8. November 2004.