You cut the potatoes into slices or strips and you cook them in hot oil. The British call them chips. fried potatoes You cook the potatoes in water until they're soft. You can eat them hot, or use them in salads or other recipes. boiled potatoes You cook the potatoes and then you add butter and milk and make a thick paste. mashed potatoes You cut the potatoes into big pieces. Then you put them in a hot oven with oil. The British eat them with turkey on Christmas Day. roast potatoes You can wrap the potatoes in aluminium foil and put them on the barbecue or you can put them in the oven – with no oil. You can eat them with butter or cheese. baked potatoes http://500ab102e3079df093a4-ff8eeadd950d51fd1fc939dca75b3973.r47.cf1.rackcdn.com/assets_green.swf