Polenta di Patate

‘Polenta’ of Potato

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a side dish
    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Lombardian Cookbook

By Alessandro Pavoni and Roberta Muir

Published 2015

  • About

Lombardians love their polenta so much that even a dish like this, that doesn’t contain any corn, is still called ‘polenta’ because that’s what it looks like. It has quite a sticky, polenta-like texture from the working of the starch in the potato. Because it’s quite a wet dish it works well as an accompaniment to dry dishes like sausages or grilled meats, as well as wet dishes such as the Venison Braised in Red Wine (see