potato dauphinoise (gratin)


  • about 2 lbs of potatoes, peeled and sliced thin (the bigger the potato the better)
  • 1 pint double cream
  • 1 bulb garlic, peeled, chopped or crushed
  • a good full fat cheese, grated
Preheat oven to 160 degrees C

Grease a casserole dish with butter. Put down layers of potato, with a good amount of chopped/crushed garlic between each layer. When finished, pour in the pint of double cream and cover the top with a good layer of grated cheese. Whack in the oven for about an hour (until the cheese has browned nicely).

To serve, just put the casserole dish on a trivet in the centre of the table and arm everyone with forks. Guaranteed a clean dish every time.

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posted by hem on 01 Mar 06 - 18774 views


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