This is called Rosti in Switzerland.
Peel the potatoes. Put in pot with water, bring to boil. Boil ten minutes.
Cool, cover and refrigerate.
Grate the potatoes. Season. Form into patties.
Heat the butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
Add the patties and brown on both sides.
Page created July 24, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Edited Tue, June 3, 2003 . AP.