Yield: Yields one 8-inch potato pancake or three to four 4-inch ones.
Servings: 3 to 4
Essentially a giant latke, rösti potatoes are the Swiss version of the classic potato pancake. Serve it topped with smoked salmon, sour cream with chives, or braised Savoy cabbage. See the article for more serving ideas.
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Large holes mean faster work, better texture. A very finely grated potato could turn mushy during cooking.
Fill the pan gradually. Adding just a small amount at a time makes it easier to get an even layer.
Start the meal off with a bright, textured winter salad like this Arugula & Radicchio Salad with Ruby Grapefruit & Toasted Almonds.
To Lucien1 (11/3/2013): I would like to know your Swiss recipe for Roesti. I visited Switzerland often when I lived in Germany in the 1990s and marveled at Roesti.I like this recipe, but I do not know what distinguishes potato pancakes from true Roesti.
All wrong. I am a Swiss Chef with 59 year of experience, Potatoes MUST BE COOKED in the jacket the day beforeWhat is described here are potatoe pancakes
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