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Maybe I am confused, but I think of potato cakes as leftover mashed potatoes, add a little egg and flour, then fry it on both sides for a side dish at breakfast. My husband also makes something similar which he claims passed down through his German grandmother. Hope this helps. ~L
Maybe I am confused, but I think of potato cakes as leftover mashed potatoes, add a little egg and flour, then fry it on both sides for a side dish at breakfast. My husband also makes something similar which recipe he claims was passed down from his German grandmother. Hope this helps. ~L
Depending on where you're at potato cakes can be anything from a hash brown to a pancake or fritter.There are actual cakes made using potatoes or potato flour, even sweet potatoes, that are potato cakes as well.
This is a prize winning Pennsylvania Dutch Recipe
Potato cakes...breakfast? lunch? dinner? What region or nationality did you have in mind? Lots of choices available. Potatoes are so adaptable and universal=love them!
By chance I happened on this Japanese recipe for potato cake. They seem to be a savory comfort food. The photo looks delicious.
The woman who told me about potato cakes is Spanish but her English mother in law taught them to her, and they are just mashed potatoes and flour I think, but I didn't know they were eaten for breakfast. I'll try them this weekend!
If she's Spanish It may be a Tortilla Espanola. They're often served on a tapas style menu.
Viewed Alex's Day Off on Food Network this morning and she made Cast Iron Skillet Potato Cake with layers of mandolin-sliced potatoes.in a skillet, browned and finished in oven.
Anne Burrell has a similar version that she calls Pommes Chef Anne.
In Japan, they serve the same thing, except they are called "croquets" (ko-ro-ke) and they are often made with panko and corn