While the recipe book apparently found a home at the Ministry for Agriculture, officials seemed unclear what they should do with it.

One wrote to the Foreign Office: “It is, naturally, in Russian. If you have anyone who reads Russian and has a fondness for potatoes, we would be happy to lend it.”

3 thoughts on “Snigger”

  1. Bloke in Costa Rica

    I suppose you could just take 500 recipes at random and add a potato to the ingredients: spaghetti bolognese with potato, lamb couscous with potato, devilled eggs with potato, Poire Hélène with potato, etc..

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