Pâté de Pommes de Terre

Fried Potato Pâté

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

  • About


  • 7 potatoes
  • Butter
  • Cream
  • Milk
  • Salt, pepper, and nutmeg


  1. Peel potatoes, cut into fourths, and boil until done. Drain and dry off over low heat. Turn into mashed potatoes. Make them very rich with butter and cream and then thin with a bit of milk. Do not whip in a mixer, but mash with a potato masher. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  2. Coat a bread pan with butter. Pack the potatoes into it, keeping them to one e