Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas 6.
Prick the skin of each potato in several places with a fork, then place
them in a bowl. Add the olive
oil, paprika, chili, cumin and salt and toss well. Transfer the
potatoes to a roasting tin and bake for 40 minutes. During
cooking, remove the potatoes from the oven and turn occasionally, until
tender. Serve hot, garnished with flat leaf parsley. This dish is
delicious served with tomato sauce or Fiery Salsa - provide small forks
potatoes, patatas picantes, are among the most popular tapas
dishes in Spain, where they are sometimes described as patatas bravas
(wild potatoes). There are many variations of this classic: boiled new
potatoes or large wedges of fried potato may be used, but they are
perhaps best simply roasted as in this recipe.