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Potatoes have been eaten in Ireland since the 17th century, but now alternatives such as pasta and rice are available here too.

Do you know how many people in Ireland eat potatoes for dinner these days?


Class Potato Survey

Class Potato Survey

Analyse your results

Which type of potato serving was the most popular? Was that the one you predicted? Which type was the least popular?

Which do you think is the least healthy way to cook potatoes? Why?

Other foods with the same kind of energy as potatoes include pasta, rice, breat and pizza base. Why not design your own survey to find out which of these foods people ate yesterday?