Noisette potatoes (pommes noisettes)

Kevin Kindland

Kevin Kindland

23rd February 2014
Kevin Kindland

Noisette potatoes (pommes noisettes)

Noisette is French for "hazelnut," and this term refers to potatoes that have been cut into tiny, hazelnut-shape balls before being sautéed in butter until well browned.


  • potatoes
  • Oil
  • Butter
  • Salt


1 Wash, peel and rewash the potatoes.
2 Scoop out balls with a noisette spoon. Blanch the balls in boiling salted water.
3 Cook in a little oil in a saute pan or frying pan. Colour on top of the stove, add butter and finish cooking in the oven at 230-250C till cooked

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