Potato Baskets

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large Basket
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Floyd on Oz

By Keith Floyd

Published 1991

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  • 450 g (1 lb) grated potato
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour


Mix together the potato and cornflour and season to taste with salt and pepper. Heat enough oil in a large pan or deep-fryer so that the sieves or strainers will be completely immersed. Test how hot the oil is by popping in a cube of bread to see if it sizzles. Dip wire sieves or strainers into the hot oil and remove. Put the potato mixture into the larger basket and arrange so that the surface