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In my opinion the best vegetable on earth is the humble potato
Its delicious, its easy to prepare and its simply a blank canvas for delicious recipes!

When it comes too cooking,i prefer old, tried and tested recipes
This recipe comes from my favorite cookbook, an old woman's weekly (cookbook, not magazine)

These are a delicious side dish, though quite unhealthy . A crisp, golden-brown batter and a soft, potato center
These do take a bit of time, so be prepared!
 
 
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Step 1: Ingredients

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For these mouthwatering delights, yo will need...

Ingredients
Four medium old potatoes (they need to be slightly soft)
Two cups of SR flour
A pinch of salt
A pinch of black pepper
1 and 3/4 cups water
Enough oil to deep fry ( i use vegetable or canola)

Equipment
Sharp knife
Cutting board
Vegetable peeler
Mixing bowl
Large plate
Fork
Wooden spoon
A metal or glass dish, lined with napkins or waxed (baking) paper
Measuring cups and spoons
two clean tea-towels

Step 2: Preparing the potatoes

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The potatoes need to be slightly soft for scallops, so its great if you have some old ones
Take your potatoes, peel and rinse them

Then with a sharp knife, thinly slice them (no thicker then half a cm). If the potatoes slip around on the cutting board, you can cut a flat edge on them first .
Rinse them again, and set them aside (in a sink so they water doesn't run everywhere)

Step 3: Mixing the batter

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Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl and gradually add water, beating to remove any lumps (you may need more water)
You should have a thick batter, free of lumps. At this point, you can add additional flavorings, i use a pinch of "wedge sprinkle" also known as "all purpose seasoning". You might prefer a little chilli powder or chicken salt.

bigryanj2 years ago
YUMO
AussieAnglerGal (author)  bigryanj2 years ago
haha thanks :D
Yum! :D
tehhehehe..thanks sis
Awesome! Those look delicious!
thank you penolopy :)
Yum! I love fried potatoes of all kinds. :D
AussieAnglerGal (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
thanks jessy!:D