BACON FLODDIES

Recipe Name: BACON FLODDIES
Category: BREAKFAST
Serves: 4

8 Ounce potato, peeled
2 Medium onion, peeled
6 Ounce bacon, finely chopped
2 Ounce flour, self rising
salt and pepper , to taste
2 eggs, beaten
4 Tblsp oil
or
1 1/2 Ounce bacon fat

Served with sausages and eggs as a breakfast or supper dish, they can be served on their own if preferred. Floddies are traditional to the Tyneside town of Gateshead.

Grate the potatoes, squeeze out any liquid and place in a bowl.

Grate or finely chop the onions and add to the potatoes with the bacon, flour and seasoning. Mix very well together.

Stir in the eggs. Heat the oil or bacon fat in a large frying pan. Put tablespoons of the mixture into the pan and fry steadily for 5-8 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and cooked through.

Drain on kitchen paper and keep hot until ready to serve with sausages and eggs.