Pommes De Terre Soufflé (Puffed Potatoes) is an old recipe
(Early 1900's) that was prepared at (amongst other places) Fair Oaks Plantation in
Washington Parish. I don't think the plantation exists today.
This (as you'll notice) is not your traditional Soufflé.
Red Potatoes, peeled and sliced 3/16" inch (thickness of a
Salt and Pepper
Soak potato slices in ice water a few minutes, drain and dry with
You'll need two frying pots; one on a low heat and one on a high
Begin cooking several of the slices in the warm oil until they just
Take out and let cool. Now place them in the high heat pot of oil
and cook until they puff up.
Take out and move around on paper towels to soak up some grease.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.