This Friday’s French Fridays with Dorie will be short and sweet. Broth Braised potatoes (page 358) is what I generally do when I boil new potatoes anyway – instead of using plain water, these potatoes are boiled in a broth, enhanced with garlic, lemon zest, bay leaves, rosemary, sage and thyme. A couple of simple additions to an already simple dish that elevate from the ranks of “boring vegetables” to something a little more interesting.
That being said, these potatoes were just ok. Nothing really special. They didn’t really take on much of the flavour of the broth which was a shame. That said, the flavour of the broth itself was fabulous and next time, I might replace the broth with butter and fry them up in all those great flavours to make some tasty home fries 😉
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