These Delicious International Potato Dishes Will Seriously Make Your Mouth Water

These Delicious International Potato Dishes Will Seriously Make Your Mouth Water

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Americans eat potatoes in pretty much every way, shape, and form. Fried, mashed, boiled, baked…but how do our international friends prefer to eat their potatoes? The answer may make your mouth water. Check out the dishes from around the world below, and reconsider your cooking method next time you head to the pantry.

1. France likes their potatoes fluffy and double-fried.

France likes their potatoes fluffy and double-fried.

Pommes souffles are fried twice to create an airy but crispy texture.

2. Switzerland shreds, frys, and shapes their potatoes.

Switzerland shreds, frys, and shapes their potatoes.

Rosti is a shredded potato patty that”s often served with breakfast.

3. Spain eats their potatoes fried with eggs.

Spain eats their potatoes fried with eggs.

A tortilla espanola is an egg and potato cake fried in oil, sometimes made with onions.

4. Countries in Latin America prefer their french fries served with sausage.

Countries in Latin America prefer their french fries served with sausage.

Salchipapas are simply sausage and french fries. It”s commonly served with slaw.

5. Scotland beefs up their mashed potatoes with haggis and rutabaga.

Scotland beefs up their mashed potatoes with haggis and rutabaga.

If you don”t know what haggis is, it”s worth reading about. American stomachs, read at your own risk.

6. Italy makes dumplings out of their potatoes.

Italy makes dumplings out of their potatoes.

Gnocchi are potato dumplings served with pasta sauces.

7. India eats their potatoes with cauliflower.

India eats their potatoes with cauliflower.

Aloo gobi is also heavily seasoned with turmeric and other spices.

8. South Korea prefers potato pancakes.

South Korea prefers potato pancakes.

Gamja jeon is a classic potato pancake flavored with onions and carrots.

9. Eastern Europe feasts on a holiday classic.

Eastern Europe feasts on a holiday classic.

Latkes are a Hanukkah staple. Eat these with sour cream or applesauce.

10. Canda slathers gravy on their french fries.

Canda slathers gravy on their french fries.

Poutine is basically gravy covered french fries topped with cheese curds.

(via First We Feast)

These international dishes serve up healthier potato options, and some not-so-health-conscious choices as well. However you eat them, potatoes are a staple of dishes around the world and are undeniably delicious. Share this with any cooking enthusiasts in your life and see what they think of each meal.