18th Century Potatoe Balls / Potetballer fra det 18ende Århundre

A traditional relish/dinner recipe found on recipes,history.org
18th Century Potatoe Balls / Potetballer fra det 18ende Århundre

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this recipe is Mary Randolph’s direction to boil the potatoes with skin on to keep the starch in for frying. In many historic recipes, the technique is not spelled out as one would require in modern recipes. However, 18th century cookbook authors assumed that the reader was already a cook and familiar with a variety of processes.

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6 thoughts on “18th Century Potatoe Balls / Potetballer fra det 18ende Århundre

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