|Origin||Scottish Crop Research Institute, Scotland, 1996|
Anya is a variety of potato that was bred at the Scottish Crop Research Institute and grown exclusively for Sainsbury's supermarkets by Albert Bartlett. Anya is a cross between the varieties Désirée and Pink Fir Apple, and it was named after Lady Sainsbury.
A type of finger potato with a long knobby oval shape, a pinkish beige colored skin, and white flesh that is somewhat waxy in texture. Its flavor is slightly nutty. The Anya potato is a good boiling potato but can be prepared using most cooking methods. They are especially good in salads.
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- "The British Potato Variety Database". varieties.potato.org.uk. 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2012.