- 2kg small potato, such as Charlotte, scrubbed
The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
- handful sage leaves
Popular in both Italian and British cookery, sage has long, grey-green leaves with a slightly…
- 6 tbsp duck fat or sunflower oil
Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…
Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Make 3-4 deep slashes length- and widthways in each potato, to make a criss-cross pattern. Sprinkle over a little sea salt and insert a sage leaf into slits of each hedgehog. Put in a roasting tin, add the fat or oil and roast for 45 mins. You can do this up to a day ahead; keep in fridge until ready to cook. Increase oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Roast for 30 mins until crisp and golden.