Duchesse Potato

Preparation info
  • serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

  • About


  • 900 g unpeekd ‘old’, floury potatoes
  • salt
  • 300 ml creamy milk


Scrub the potatoes well. Put them into a saucepan of water, add a good pinch of salt and bring to the boil. When the potatoes are about half cooked, about 15 minutes for ‘old’ potatoes, strain off two-thirds of the water, replace the lid on the saucepan, put on to a gentle heat and allow the potatoes to steam until they are cooked.

Peel immediately by just pulling off the skins, so you