This dish should be made with freshly picked wild mushrooms but can, of course, be made with young button mushrooms. The potato carole is also very good filled with fish or chicken in a white sauce. Carole was an old English word for chest or coffer.
Wipe and peel the mushrooms and remove the stalks. Chop the stalks finely and mix them with the butter,
Roll each slice of bacon, impale on skewers and grill or bake in the oven. Meanwhile, mix the mashed potatoes with the egg yolks (leaving
When the potato crust is baked turn it out by placing a hot plate over it and turning it upside down. If necessary loosen the sides with the blade of a knife. Fill the crust with the mushroom mixture and serve very hot with the bacon rolls.
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