Another Brazilian Ingredient Question - Baroa Potatoes (Batata Baroa)
- SuzieMae Nov 12, 2007 04:05 PM
Do you all find baroa potatoes (batata baroa) in the States? - Suzie in Brazil
What a pity. The flavor is that of a regular spud that married a macadamia nut. They are very starchy, buttery and nutty. They are dry so they make excellent gnocchi. Their starchiness really comes out when you mash them. It looks as if you could use them as grout for bricks. They absorb so much more milk and butter and give a great texture when using a handmixer. And they're golden! They look like you've added a touch of saffron. I will later send a picture.
It is a great sadness that they have not arrived in the States yet.