A potato of a pink-skinned variety with yellow, waxy flesh.
- ‘The mash dish deemed the ultimate favourite was was Barrys recipe, made with Desiree potatoes, butter, milk and salt.’
- ‘Bintjes were the first, then Desirees, and now practically the whole stall is filled with different varieties.’
- ‘Desiree is a maincrop potato variety, with high and early yields. It has a high resistance to drought and good resistance to potato virus.’