Potatoes are underground tubers that grow on the roots of a plant called Solanum tuberosum.
Potatoes are underground tubers that grow on the roots of a plant called Solanum tuberosum. This plant is from the nightshade family, and is related to tomatoes and tobacco.Native to South America, potatoes were brought to Europe in the 16th century and are now grown in countless varieties worldwide.They are generally eaten boiled, baked or fried. They are prepared in various different ways, but most frequently served as a side dish or snack.
Common potato-based foods and food products include french fries, potato chips, and potato flour.Cooked potatoes with skin are a good source of many vitamins and minerals, such as potassium and vitamin