Sunday, August 17, 2008
Rösti , or pronouns as "ROOSH-tee" , means "Crisp and Golden"
Rösti is a national dish for Swiss people. Normally served as a breakfast dish, like Hash Brown. Ya Rosti tastes like Hashbrown. Both have a similar cooking idea. Hashbrown - potato being shredded/diced , then pan fried.
Rosti - use Raw / Boiled potato, grated and mixed with some butter, then shaped in the frying pan and pan fried... or... a healthy version, Baked it in an oven !
Did a little research, Rosti either eat as a Breakfast with sausage / eggs .. it can be served as a side-dish, like ur mashed potatoes.
Ingredients (serves 2)
1 small onion
250 grams potatoes
1 T melted butter
salt & pepper to taste ( or any seasoning/herbs u like)
a. Preheat oven to 190~200. Peel the potatoes. Bring them to boil for 15 minutes with salt water. Cool the potatoes after boiled.
b. Grate the onion and potatoes together , mix well with melted butter and seasoning (minus the salt)
c. Grease the muffin tin with butter. Carefully fill in with potato mixture and press it gently down.
d. Bake for 30 mins of until golden brown. Gently with the help of a palette knife, loosen the rosti around the edges and take it out. Serve warm
It should taste crispy outside yet soft & tender inside.
If u like pan-fried / deep-fried potatoes, Hash Brown , Rosti , Croquette , Tater Tots ... should be ur favourite. ! ok creamy, I think couch potato more suitable for u ;p
Croquette : French food , is a parcel of food such as minced meat or vegetables, encased in breadcrumbs and sometimes mashed potatoes. , formed into a cylinder and then deep fired. Check out my Salmon Croquettes.
Tater Tots:a side-dish made from deep fried grated potatpes. Cylindrical shape and small size.
In Australia, they are known as “potato gems” or “ potato pom=poms”. Yah, a snack we can always get from college / uni canteen . A$1 = 1 cup. A food that I quite hate in the canteen during uni time! Roar!!!!