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