April 15, 2011
Crushed Klamath Pearl Potato Cakes by chef Leif Benson
The Klamath Pearl is a tasty little gem grown by Klamath Basin Fresh Direct, an organic potato company in Southern Oregon. The Pearl is known for it's unusually small size, snappy skin, and creamy texture.
They are as versatile and easy to prepare as any potato on the market, as chef Leif Benson demonstrates in the video below.
About chef Leif Benson
Chef Benson worked as executive chef at Timberline Lodge from 1979 to 2010.
In 2010, chef Benson was named Chef of the Year by the State of Oregon. Benson is currently serving as an Agricultural Commissioner for the Oregon Potato Commission and continues to serve as International Culinary Ambassador, promoting Oregon's abundant agricultural resources.
Wild Salmon and Klamath Pearl Nage
Klamath Basin Fresh Direct
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