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If a recipe requires, say, 500g of potatoes, peeled and sliced...

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JenaiMarrHePlaysGuitar Sat 18-Jun-11 17:21:46

Do they mean 500g of peeled potatoes or 500g of potatoes, peeled?

Ahem. Do I weigh out 500g of potatoes and peel them, or do I need 500g of peeled potatoes?

jade80 Sat 18-Jun-11 17:24:10

I'd weigh it peeled not unpeeled but I don't know if that's right!

cybbo Sat 18-Jun-11 17:27:42

I think you are overthinking this

get 500g of spuds and peel 'em

Northernlurker Sat 18-Jun-11 17:30:09

It's 500g of spuds as the amount and then 'Peel and slice' them as the instruction.

create Sat 18-Jun-11 17:30:26

I think they mean peeled weight, but I can't imagine actaully weighing them. Just enough so it looks about right

JenaiMarrHePlaysGuitar Sat 18-Jun-11 17:44:13

Lol yes, overthinking!
Am making fishcakes from a rather old Richard Stein book (from before he was "Rick").

moomoo1967 Sat 18-Jun-11 17:45:28

Definately potatoes unpeeled, then the method would say to peel them

JenaiMarrHePlaysGuitar Sat 18-Jun-11 17:46:46

In which he talks about how we shouldn't overlook cheap fish, such as cod shock

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