Potato Pancakes with Smoked Eel and Bacon

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Keep it Simple

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1993

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Georges Blanc has a pretty damned ritzy restaurant in Bourg-en-Bresse, complete with heli-pad and staff with superior attitudes, really the kind’of place I loathe. I went there once and had all my negative preconceptions reinforced. I loved just one thing on the menu - these potato pancakes, made apparently from a recipe of the great man’s mother. Any large potatoes will work. Indeed, if you have some mashed potatoes left over these will form the basis of an excellent pancake batt