Monday, 19 October 2015

How to make Duchess potatoes

Hi everyone in this blog post I will be telling you how to make Duchess potatoes they are a perfect compliment to a roast or a roast pork dinner. If you do not have a pastry bag, Instead just drop 12 mounds onto a baking sheet and swirl with a spoon to create your desired pattern.




Ingredients you will need
  • 600g floury potatoes
  • 1      Egg yolks
  • 25g  Butter
  • salt and pepper

Step 1-Wash, peel and refresh the potatoes. Cut to an equal size.

Step 2-Cook in lightly salted water.

Step 3-Drain off the water, cover and return to a low heat to dry out the potatoes.

Step 4-Pass through a special potato ricer or mouli or if you don't have either of those you can use a medium sieve.

Step 5-Place the potatoes in a clean pan.

Step 6-Add the egg yolks and stir in vigorously with a kitchen spoon.

Step 7-Mix in the butter. correct the seasoning.

Step 8-Place in a piping with a large star tube and pipe out into neat spirals, about 2 cm in diameter and 5 cm tall, on to a lightly greased baking sheet.If you do not have a pastry bag, Instead just drop 12 mounds onto a baking sheet and swirl with a spoon to create your desired pattern.

Step 9-Place in a hot oven at 230oC for 2-3 minutes in order to firm the edges slightly.

Step 10-Remove from the oven and brush with egg wash.

Step 11-Brown lightly in a hot oven.

Note

At step 3, it is important to return the drained potatoes to the heat, so that they are as dry as possible.



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