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Recipe for Potato Cakes?

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KatyMac Tue 23-Dec-08 21:45:05

I do a thingie with fried onion, coriander & mashed potato - but it doesn't stay in 'cakes' very well what could I add (baring in mind I am a very fussy eater) to 'bind' it all together a bit more

Thanks

babyOcho Tue 23-Dec-08 21:51:54

Make the mash less runny? Or coat in breadcrumbs.

KatyMac Tue 23-Dec-08 21:52:30

Less runny?

Leave lumps in you mean?

babyOcho Tue 23-Dec-08 21:54:56

do you put butter and milk in the mash? i usually do and when i made fish cakes the first time they fell to pieces. then next time i made them, i just put the mashed potato in with no butter or milk and the fishcakes held together much much better.

KatyMac Tue 23-Dec-08 21:55:44

Just mash......

babyOcho Tue 23-Dec-08 21:56:55

You could coat them in breadcrumbs to try and get them to hold better.

Sorry, not being much help here.

KatyMac Tue 23-Dec-08 21:57:52

S'OK - you are at least answering me grin

Anyway they are made (in pieces) and about to be eaten

Beachcomber Tue 23-Dec-08 22:02:19

Do you put them in the fridge to rest for a bit before you cook them?

Makes a big difference.

KatyMac Tue 23-Dec-08 22:05:06

No, but I will try next time

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