You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy Colcannon. This traditional Irish mashed potato mix is amped up with cabbage and leeks, cream and butter. Delicious! Continue reading “Colcannon – Traditional Irish Potatoes”
German Potato Cake is a fun and convenient way to combine potatoes, cream, bacon and onions! Continue reading “German Potato Cake (Potthucke)”
This Pear and Port Soup is elegant enough for entertaining and hearty enough for a winter lunch or supper. Continue reading “Pear and Port Soup”
How is it that potatoes, onions and eggs taste so good? This Spanish Tortilla works as an appetizer, tapa, side or star of a brunch. Continue reading “Spanish Tortilla (Potato Omelette)”
This Fantastic Potato Salad is full of vegetables, condiments and flavour! Not a very humble name but deserved! Continue reading “Fantastic Potato Salad”
This lightened version of the classic French dish Pommes Anna uses chicken broth in place of butter between the thin layers of potato. A touch of mayonnaise in the broth and a finishing touch of melted butter bring back the richness without the calories. Continue reading “Potatoes Anna Light”
This amazing Lobster Seafood Chowder tastes like the sea-side! It makes a meal on its own with a buttered roll. You can make it stove top or in your slow cooker. The lobster and the sherry make it elegant enough to serve as a casual holiday meal.
This dish was part of a wine tasting menu the our wine group served for our Christmas gathering. (See the wine pairing and full menu here.) I didn’t take pictures of it in December so I just remade it for a cottage dinner party. The original LCBO recipe suggests it for a winter holiday menu and it is wonderful but there is no reason this has to be a winter dish. We eat potatoes in summer right? And- since there are herbs and leeks involved it is also nice when they are in season. Continue reading “Potato Mash with Celeriac, Parsnip and Frizzled Leeks”