Classic Cuts for Potatoes


Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

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Proper cutting results in potatoes of uniform size and shape and ensures that the potatoes will cook evenly. It is particularly important to follow the guidelines for proper cutting because it allows more than one person to prepare the items required for a specific recipe. Appropriate cutting also is used to enhance the aesthetic of the finished presentation.
The traditional nomenclature for standard cutting procedures for potatoes is as follows: