Potatoes in 60 Ways: Great Recipe Ideas with a Classic Ingredient
Marshall Cavendish Cuisine
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Featuring a wide selection of tasty recipes, Potatoes in 60 Ways introduces readers to the versatile potato, from baby potatoes to the red and purple varieties. For starters, serve a light Belgian Potato Salad dressed with vinaigrette, or try Gado Gado, an Indonesian salad featuring crunchy vegetables and potatoes with a peanut sauce. Then whip up Indian Mee Goreng, a main dish of fried noodles with potato cubes, or a crusty Golden Fish Pie, a baked dish of fish fillets topped with creamy mashed potatoes
White and yellow potatoes have thin, smooth and pale- The wide variety of potatoes available commercially coloured skins. These potatoes have medium starch and today is generally classifi ed according to skin colour, shape, moisture levels, and are therefore known as all-purpose size and use. Major varieties available include russet, potatoes. Long white potatoes are oblong-shaped potatoes white, yellow, purple, baby and red potatoes. Apart from with a medium starch level, suitable for
3 cups) skin intact Light soy sauce 60 ml (2 fl oz / 1/4 cup) Carrot 1, peeled, halved Ground black lengthways and Pepper to taste cut into 2.5-cm (1-in) sections Baby potatoes 300 g (101/2 oz), unpeeled, scrubbed and halved Celery 2 stalks, cut into 1-cm (1/2-in) sections Canned bamboo shoot 100 g (31/2 oz), drained and cut into 0.5-cm (1/4-in) slices 128 MAIN DISHES *3PC04 Main P94-137.indd 128 1/4/06 3:07:22 PM Method • Heat 1 Tbsp
55 g (2 oz), blanched in Remove and serve hot. hot water for 2 minutes Seasoning Japanese soy sauce 60 ml (2 fl oz / 1/4 cup) Sake 1 Tbsp Mirin 1 Tbsp Sugar 2 Tbsp MAIN DISHES 135 *3PC04 Main P94-137.indd 135 1/4/06 3:08:00 PM asian A shepherd’s pie with an Asian twist. Serve with a fresh green salad on the side. shepherd’s pie Serves 4 Ingredients Method Potatoes 3, large, peeled and • Cover potatoes with water in a large pot and bring to the boil.
until soft. Add diced carrot, mushrooms and and diced Chinese chives. Sauté for another 3 minutes. Return chicken Garlic 4 cloves, peeled and pieces to frying pan and stir in seasoning except corn fl our minced mixture. Sauté for 1 minute. Add chicken stock and simmer Minced ginger 1 tsp over medium heat for 3 minutes. Stir in corn fl our mixture to Onion 1, peeled and diced thicken gravy. Carrot 1, peeled and diced • Spoon chicken mixture into a baking dish and top with
nutritious and easily digestible. The lentils may be boiled, roasted or ground into fl our to make Indian pancakes, breads and porridge. 19. *3PC05 Glossary P138-144.indd 142 1/4/06 3:10:44 PM 22. Swede Also known as the rutabaga, this root vegetable with yellowish fl esh is widely thought to be a hybrid of the Swedish cabbage and turnip. It is similar but milder and denser, in terms of taste and texture in comparison to the turnip. Often used in mash, stews and casseroles. 23.