Although intended as an appetizer, this recipe may be divided into several small pancakes and served as a breakfast dish.
4. Working quickly so that potatoes do not discolor, place canola oil in 12 inch Teflon coated skillet over medium high heat. Add potato mixture. Using the back of a wooden spoon, pat potato mixture flat. Drizzle with olive oil & sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese. Turn heat to low.
out 40 to 45 minutes, watching carefully so that pancake does not burn.
7. When cooked to desired degree of brown and crispy, remove from oven & allow to cool completely. When completely cool, cut rounded edges off to make a square. Using a serrated knife, cut into 32 1 1/2-inch squares.
8. Place ricotta cheese & whipping cream in a small mixing bowl. Stir vigorously to mix thoroughly. Place 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of ricotta cheese mixture in center of each square. Garnish each with a sprig of fresh thyme.