About the Recipe
Chop the potatoes into small pieces.
Ladle a thin layer of oil or butter into a sauté pan and set it over medium high heat.
A griddle may also be used for this preparation.
When the fat is hot, add 1 portion of potatoes and flatten them into a round cake.
Shake the pan back and forth to keep the potatoes from sticking.
When the potatoes are well browned on the bottom, flip them over or turn them with an offset spatula. Try to keep the potato cake unbroken. Season with salt and pepper.
When the second side is done, tilt the pan to drain off anyexcess fat for reuse, holding the potatoes in the pan with the spatula. Slide the potatoes out of the sauté pan onto a plate.