500 grams (1lb) of cooked potatoes cold
100 g (1/4 cup) Asiago cheese (or other cheese)
1 teaspoon chopped thyme extra virgin
flour – sprinkle
salt and pepper to taste
Cook the potatoes ( should be cooked but still firm ) and let them cool .
Mash the potatoes with a fork and add the cheese cut into small pieces and thyme.
Season with salt and pepper.
Pour the flour in a bowl , form balls with the potato mixture and roll them in flour.
Flatten slightly to obtain patties .
Heat a little oil in a frying pan and when hot add the potato pancakes .
Fry for about ten minutes, at until they are golden brown , turning on both sides . If during the cooking some of the cheese melts out, just scoop it back on top.
Serve hot , sprinkling them with salt .