The simplest of roast potato dishes, this one is particularly delicious with the potatoes available at La Cacciata throughout the summer. Similar types available in Britain are Cyprus, large news, Egyptian large or new King
Put the oil or fat into the roasting dish, it should be about 1 cm deep. Slice the potatoes into 2 cm thick rounds. For the moment ignore the smaller rounded end pieces, and arrange the larger central slices tightly in the roasting dish; fill the gaps with the ends. Season and
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