Posts Tagged ‘potatoes’

#63 Comfort food, part II

In Food & Drink on November 30, 2010 at 11:53 pm

When the going gets tough, the tough, as they say, get going. Meanwhile the not-so-tough reach for the carbohydrates.

A series of disasters last week left me with a serious need for potato. It’s got a history of providing sustenance to the poor and down-on-their-luck.

My friend Violet and I have for years talked about opening an exclusive potat0-oriented restaurant, where the focus of each dish is the potato element rather than the protein, as we find this is usually what influences our menu choices  anyway.

And with last year’s comfort food post still trending as the most popular on this blog (what are you people like?) and snow falling from the sky in soft powdery white flakes then lying on the ground like an icy death trap, I felt a sequel was called for.

So in no particular order, here are my top ten potato dishes. Most of which I have, I’m ashamed to say, actually eaten in the past ten days. As I say, bad week. Read the rest of this entry »