Eggs Florentine with Simple Hollandaise

1 rosti per potato used
by Tenina Holder

This recipe is two in one, a two-fer. A double. A delicious double at that. (Lucky you!) 

The potato has never been so sublime. Starch in all it’s glory. Go for it, don’t look back, move on from paleo, embrace the carbs. That’s all I can say, and all before breakfast! Enjoy...as to the amazing Simple Hollandaise, this is completely a rip off of the yummo recipe that appears in my Keeping it Simple book, so go get that and never look back either. Seriously. Do yourself a breakfast flavour. Happy Mixing!

Need

  • Rosti;
  • 1 medium starchy potato per rosti
  • 1/4 small brown onion per rosti
  • Pinch pink salt flakes to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Flavourless oil for shallow frying as needed
  • Simple Hollandaise;
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 20 g lemon juice
  • Pinch Pink Salt Flakes pink salt flakes BUY
  • Freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • a few fresh herbs of choice
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 100 g butter, melted

Do

1  

To make the rosti, preheat oven to 180°C.

2  

Peel and chop potatoes and onions into pieces and place into TM bowl. Do not overfill bowl, make sure total amount in one batch is less than half the bowl. Chop 1 sec/speed 6 per batch. Turn out onto a large clean tea towel. Squeeze as much liquid out of the mixture as you can, over a sink.

3  

Return dry potato onion mix to TM bowl and add all other ingredients apart from oil. Blend 6 sec/speed 6.

4  

Meanwhile, heat enough oil to cover a small cast iron fry pan to 1 cm depth on a medium high heat. Dollop mixture into the hot oil and press flat to spread into a small pancake size.

5  

Fry gently until golden, turning and repeating on the other side. Transfer to an oven tray and keep hot until you are ready to serve.

6  

To make the Simple Hollandaise, Place all ingredients except melted butter into TM bowl and blend at least 60 sec/speed 10 to emulsify. Scrape down sides of bowl and add melted butter through the lid slowly, as you continue to blend until a thick consistency is achieved.

7  

Serve Rosti piping hot, with poached eggs, wilted spinach and drizzled with the Simple Hollandaise.

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