• 500g King Edward potatoes, cut into large chunks
  • 50g salted butter, softened, plus extra to fry
  • 100g plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

To serve

  • fried eggs
  • crispy bacon
  • grilled tomatoes


  • STEP 1

    Put the potatoes in a pan with cold salted water, heat to a simmer and cook until tender.

  • STEP 2

    Drain really well then push through a potato ricer into a large bowl.

  • STEP 3

    Season with salt, mix in the butter, then the flour and baking powder, and bring together into a dough.

  • STEP 4

    Divide into 3 pieces, then roll each piece to 1cm thickness on a lightly dusted worksurface.

  • STEP 5

    Use a small plate to cut out a neat circle, then cut each circle into 4 so you have 12 quarters.

  • STEP 6

    Heat a little more butter in a heavy frying pan, then fry the farls for 3-4 minutes each side or until golden.

  • STEP 7

    Keep warm in a low oven while you cook the rest. Serve with fried eggs, bacon and grilled tomatoes.


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