Kouign patatez
Place of originFrance
Region or stateBrittany
Main ingredientsPotatoes, buckwheat flour

Kouign patatez (Breton for potato cake) is a Breton dish made with crushed baked potatoes mixed with flour, traditionally buckwheat flour (blé noir, or sarrasin).[1][2] The resulting dough is shaped into a galette,[3] then baked in the oven.[1]


  1. ^ a b Mariotte, Laurent (17 August 2015). "Recette Kouign patatez (galette de pommes de terre bretonne)" (in French). TF1. Retrieved 4 July 2020.
  2. ^ Crenn, Dominique (2015). Atelier Crenn: Metamorphosis of Taste. HMH. p. 329. ISBN 9780544444683.
  3. ^ Gaudry, François-Régis (2018). Let's Eat France!. Artisan. p. 400. ISBN 9781579658762.