Duchess potatoes are a simple potato side dish to prepare, decorative, tasty and perfect for making a good impression on your guests. Let’s see the recipe!
That of duchess potatoes or dauphine potato it is a recipe of French origin. It is an elegant side dish to present and simple to prepare: all you need is a little familiarity with it pocket bagwhich will be used to create the typical “curls” or “tufts” that will turn into your duchess potatoes.
Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, these tubers are also rich in substances that help against bad weather digestionespecially if boiled (as in the case of our recipe).
So let’s see how to proceed with the preparation of this typical side dish of the Holidays, but ideal for the whole year: we will show you both the traditional preparation and the one with the help of the mythical Bimby.
Preparation of duchess potatoes
To prepare this side dish, you must first boil the potatoes. Immerse in a pot of cold water with all the peel, after washing them. Cook them, then drain them and leave them cool downso as not to burn yourself.
After about ten minutes, peel them and mash them inside a bowl with the help of one potato masher.
Add the butter, Parmesan, salt, pepper and nutmeg and mix the ingredients; also incorporate the two egg yolks and continue to mix.
When the mixture is homogeneous, fill the sac-à-few with star nozzlethen line the pan with baking paper and start creating your curls.
Bake a 200°C for 15 minutestaking care to heat up the oven first.
And here’s one video recipe to prepare these fluffy potato mousses:
You can savor the tasty curls of crispy baked potatoes with a soft heart together with stewed vegetables, meat or stew.
Preparation of duchess potatoes with the Thermomix
With the Thermomix, the ingredients are the same (but the preparation changes slightly).
Peel and cut the potatoes into small pieces and put them in the The Romans with about 1 liter of water; 20 minutes to 100°C, speed 1.
Once the potatoes are cooked, mount the butterfly: in the mixing bowl combine all the ingredients except the eggs. 1 min., speed 3.
Lastly, add the eggs and beat again for 1 min., again at speed 3.
Then proceed with the sac-à-poche and baking for 15 min a 200°C.
Once you reach the gilding, your duchess potatoes will be ready.
If you are looking for other recipes with potatoes, vi we suggest also saffron potatoes with bacon.
Conservation and advice
You can keep this side dish in the fridge for a couple of days.
To add a pinch of panache to the recipe, try integrating a spice like curry or chilli. The flavor will be even more interesting!
Another idea? Add to the duchess potatoes bacon cubespeas or cubes of vegetables to taste.
This recipe is also excellent for your Christmas side dishes!
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