Potato Cakes

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Yields1 Serving

 500g peeled potatoes
 Approx 50g plain flour
 1/2 tspn salt
 Pinch of ground nutmeg
 a little pepper
 Finely chopped chive or other herbs ( optional )
 Butter or oil to fry
 1 egg

1

Cook the potatoes and then mash ( a potato ricer is great for this )

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Let them cool

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Sift the flour and salt into the potato and mix well

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Make a well in the mash and add the egg, pepper nutmeg and herbs ( if using)

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Mix well

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On a board form the mixture into a fat sausage shape

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Cut discs about a cm or so thick

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Reshape if need be

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Heat the oil or butter in a pan

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Fry the cakes on both sides for about 5-10 minutes until golden

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Serve

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Ingredients

 500g peeled potatoes
 Approx 50g plain flour
 1/2 tspn salt
 Pinch of ground nutmeg
 a little pepper
 Finely chopped chive or other herbs ( optional )
 Butter or oil to fry
 1 egg

Directions

1

Cook the potatoes and then mash ( a potato ricer is great for this )

2
3
4
5

Let them cool

6
7
8
9

Sift the flour and salt into the potato and mix well

10
11
12
13

Make a well in the mash and add the egg, pepper nutmeg and herbs ( if using)

14
15
16
17

Mix well

18
19
20
21

On a board form the mixture into a fat sausage shape

22
23
24
25

Cut discs about a cm or so thick

26
27
28
29

Reshape if need be

30
31
32
33

Heat the oil or butter in a pan

34
35
36
37

Fry the cakes on both sides for about 5-10 minutes until golden

38
39
40
41

Serve

Potato Cakes