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What it is Crocche di Patate?

What it is Crocche di Patate?

Crocchette di patate (Potato Croquettes)

What kind of potatoes are used for croquette potatoes and why?

In order to make the Potato Croquettes, you need to use a mealy potato that becomes dry and fluffy when it is cooked. The Russet potato, also known as the Mighty Idaho, is the spud for us today.

What goes with Potato Croquettes?

As for sauces, honey dill, sour cream, hot sauce and balsamic vinegar are all on the list. As well I will get goats cheese and arugula with lemon wedges for squeezing. What other ideas do you have to help compliment the croquettes themselves or help to make them more of a complete meal?

How do you make Italian potato cakes?


  1. 2 ½ pounds russet potatoes (about 5 large), peeled and cut into large pieces.
  2. 4 tablespoons butter.
  3. ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium)
  4. 3 cloves garlic, minced.
  5. ¾ cup Italian-seasoned fine dry bread crumbs.
  6. 2 eggs, lightly beaten.
  7. ¼ – ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.
  8. ⅛ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg.

How do you pronounce Crocchette?

How To Say It

  1. crocchetta.
  2. krohk/KEHT/tah.

How do you thicken mashed potatoes for croquettes?

To thicken mashed potatoes, you can add a thickening agent like cornstarch, flour, powdered milk, or tapioca. Add one tablespoon at a time until you reach your desired consistency. You can also add heat, more potatoes, or even strain the mashed potatoes in order to reach your desired consistency.

What sauce is good with croquettes?

Mix the mayo, minced garlic, lemon juice and salt. Serve with the potato croquettes. It is just that simple to make great tasting croquettes with Garlic Aioli Dipping Sauce!

What is Gatto food?

Take the star of this blogpost..the GATTO’ (gah-TOH)a Mashed Potato cake mixed with some savories and eggs and baked. It comes from the kitchens of Naples, handed down from the old days of Bourbon rule when the French imparted some of their skills and styles to the wonderful ones that already were in place.

Why did my mashed potatoes turn into glue?

Too much — or too vigorous — mashing will produce gluey potatoes. Your best tool is an old-fashioned masher, fork, ricer or food mill. If you’ve already done the damage, turn pasty potatoes into a casserole: Spread them in a baking dish, drizzle with melted butter and sprinkle with grated cheese and breadcrumbs.

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