Crispy Potato Roast is one of those one-pot wonders which are hearty, delicious and easy to put together. I find myself making this dish all the time as their is something homy and heartwarming about the bacon and garlic aromas infusing the house at the end of a long, gloomy day. (The long rainsContinue reading

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Fondant Potatoes is my choice of side dish for this year’s holiday menu. I do like adding a touch of old charm to the my Christmas table, fondant potatoes were just the thing to match with my upcoming main course recipe. The history of this dish tell of its popularity among European upper class in aContinue reading

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Gratin Dauphinois or potato gratin is one of those dishes which are elegant enough to serve for a special occasion and yet deeply comporting and satisfying. Once out of the oven, Its magic aromas will infuse your home and entice your holiday spirit. That is why gratin is a perfect side dish for your ChristmasContinue reading

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Duchesse potatoes are the Rolls Royce of mashed potatoes. Serve them along side rabbit stew or steak Diane and you will make your dinner companions feel special. The egg wash creates a thin film around the duchesse potatoes and allows them to remain soft and moist on the inside and golden or the outside. YieldsContinue reading

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Imagine ordering a medium rare fillet mignon steak with red wine sauce in a French bistro and have it served with a piece Pommes Anna or Potato Cake…oh, this is perfection. So over time I developed a fixation with the Pommes Anna, so much so that I was obsessively trying to get this recipe rightContinue reading

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