Aunt Bessie’s Roast Potatoes With Parmesan & Thyme Crust Recipe

Twisted’s Aunt Bessie’s Roast Potatoes With Parmesan & Thyme Crust recipe is a roast potato recipe yes, but not as you know them. These one’s have been tarted up to the max with thyme and parmesan. We are, as ever, here for it.

Done in 30 minutes



For the roasties:

500gAunt Bessie’s Roasties


4 sprigsfresh thyme

2 tbsp black pepper

½ tbspsalt

You've heard of roast potatoes right? Well, Twisted's Aunt Bessie's Roast Potatoes With Parmesan & Thyme Crust recipe is is its classy Italian cousin. The Gucci of roast potatoes if you will. It's like a potato went to Rome and came back looking hot and snazzy AF.


Preheat your oven to 200°C and place a sheet of baking paper on a large baking tray.

Combine grated parmesan, fresh thyme, black pepper and salt in a large bowl.

Add your Aunt Bessie’s roast potatoes to the parmesan mixture and toss to coat.

Place your coated roasties on your tray and bake for 30 mins until golden brown and the parmesan has formed a golden brown crust.


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Hugh Woodward

Hugh Woodward

Hugh's culinary life began aged 14 when he cooked spaghetti hoop burritos to impress girls. Since then his colourful career has taken him to performing in Skegness, making cheese in Peckham, running a wine bar on Columbia Road and reluctantly working in a (briefly) Michelin Starred restaurant. He likes fish, things cooked on charcoal, cheap dinners and London's rich cultural tapestry of food shops. When he's not cooking or eating he can be found mudlarking by the river Thames, buying bits in flea markets and hanging out with his cat Keith.

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