Fondant Potatoes
Fondant potatoes are the cupcake-shaped item to the left of the meat
Typeside dish
Place of originFrance
Main ingredientspotato, butter, stock

Fondant potatoes,[1] or pommes fondantes[2] (French for "melting potatoes"), is a method of preparing potatoes that traditionally involves cutting them into cylinders, browning the ends, and then slowly roasting the potatoes in butter and stock, such as chicken stock or beef stock.[2][1][3]

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  1. ^ a b Edward Schneider (2009-02-09). "Simple Fondant Potatoes". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-01-01. They are perfect cylinders of potato browned very slowly in butter, with stock added repeatedly until they are glazed and full of flavor. Fondant potatoes simultaneously taste of pure potato and of more than potato, and they get very creamy inside.
  2. ^ a b Sasha Marx (2023-09-07). "Pommes de Terre Fondantes (Fondant Potatoes)". Serious Eats. Retrieved 2024-01-01.
  3. ^ John Mitzewich (2023-03-01). "Fondant Potatoes". Allrecipes. Retrieved 2024-01-18. My fondant potatoes are oven-braised in a buttery, thyme-flavored sauce. The result of this old-school method? Golden brown potatoes with a crispy crust that remain rich and creamy on the insides. Serve this classic French side dish alongside roast chicken, beef, or fish.