Pommes Duchesse

Duchess Potatoes

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 30

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About

The potatoes may be baked or boiled for this recipe. Baked potatoes will produce a somewhat drier mixture.


  • 500 grams (1 pound, ounces) russet potatoes, washed and dried
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Prepare your mise en place.

If baking the potatoes, preheat the oven to 191°C (375°F).

Cover the bottom of the baking pan with a 2.5-centimeter (1-inch) layer of rock salt. Nestle the potatoes in the salt. Place the pan in the oven and