Potato Rosti Florentine

Made with Perfect Italiano™ Traditional Hard Cheese



Preparation Time:

15 minutes

Cooking Time:

10 minutes


  • 700g potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 25g Perfect Italiano Traditional Hard Cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 40g Anchor Butter
  • 150g Perfect Italiano Mozzarella Grated
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 150g baby spinach leaves
  • 6 poached eggs
  • Freshly ground black pepper, extra, to taste


  1. Combine potato, egg, flour, Perfect Italiano Traditional Hard Cheese, parsley and seasonings.
  2. Form mixture into 6 patties.
  3. Melt butter in a non stick frypan and cook patties until crisp and golden.
  4. Top each rosti with a slice of Perfect Italiano Mozzarella Grated, cover and cook until mozzarella begins to melt.
  5. Place rosti onto warm serving plates.
  6. Add garlic and spinach to frypan and cook for 30 seconds until wilted.
  7. Season to taste.
  8. To serve, top each rosti with wilted spinach, a poached egg and season with black pepper.