- 250g potatoes, cut into cubes
The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
- 200g plain flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…
- 50g butter, melted, plus extra for frying
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 3 tbsp milk
One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…
- 2 eggs, beaten
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
- 2 tsp oil, for frying
Cook the potatoes in plenty of salted simmering water until tender. Drain well and mash. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl, add the butter, milk, eggs, mash and plenty of seasoning and mix to a sticky dough.
Heat some butter and a little oil in a large frying pan. Fry dollops of the mixture as you would Scotch pancakes for 3 mins on each side until browned. You may need to do this in 2 batches so keep the fried ones warm in the oven. Serve with crisp bacon and grated mature cheddar, or blue cheese and a drizzle of honey.