A tale of three staples: Part 2 of 3 – The search for the perfect potato

Potato field (© 70023venus2009)

How did potatoes get to Europe? How did they become so popular? Michele Ernsting answers these questions and many more as she travels from Holland to England, Ireland and the Andes mountains in search of the ‘perfect potato’. 

Producer: Michele Ernsting

Broadcast: July 30, 1999