Potato Buying & Storing
Don't buy potatoes that are soft or have excessive
cuts, cracks, bruises or discoloration and decay. Choose
potatoes that are free of sprouts, green skin, or spots
because the green potatoes may contain a substance called
solanine, which can have a bitter flavor and can be
Potatoes are still alive when they are picked, that's
reason why they should be stored in dark and dry place
that is well ventilated to prevent them from greening.
A cellar is ideal, but any place where they won't be
exposed to excessive heat or light will help prevent
The storage in a coold, drak and dry place will prevent
the potatos from sprouting too. When potatoes have
turned green then peel away the green areas or spruts
before using the potatoes.