The Potato!

 

Q1) Who were the first people to grow potatoes and where did they come from?

Q2) Which famous explorer helped the introduction of potatoes to Britain (and who was he a favourite of?)

Q3) What potato related problem happened in Ireland in 1845?

Q3) Can you name 5 foods or drinks that use potatoes as the main ingredient?

Here are some handy websites that might help you…

http://www.vegetablefacts.net/vegetable-facts/potato-facts/

http://projectbritain.com/calendar/October/walter.html

https://kids.kiddle.co/Irish_Potato_Famine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_potato_dishes