Potato Latkes

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Classic Bull

By Stephen Bull

Published 2001

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Gratinated with garlic, mountain cheese and cream; sautéed in duck fat with rosemary; grated into rösti; and latkes – these are the potatoes for me. With latkes, it’s a question of what to serve alongside, not the other way round. They are, basically, shallow-fried grated potato pancakes, but given a notch more gravitas by the garlic and bicarbonate. They are possibly at their best with something like sour cream, perhaps smoked eel or mackerel, as an excellent substitute for blinis. A plain