Potato Dauphinoise

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This is a simple recipe for Dauphinoise potato, a classic dish of sliced potato, garlic and cream.


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 3 - 4


  1. Preheat oven to 200°c.
  2. Finely chop the garlic and thinly slice the potatoes (the skin can be left on or peeled off). preparing the ingredients
  3. Put the cream, milk, garlic, rosemary and thyme in a saucepan. Season with salt & pepper, bring to the boil and then remove from the heat. infusing the milk
  4. Rub the inside of a oven-proof dish with butter and place a layer of potato in the bottom of the dish. Lightly season the layer with salt & pepper and continue to layer and season until the dish is full. Then pour the milk mixture over the potatoes.
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  5. Put the dish into the oven for 40 minutes.
  6. Check the potato is cooked by sticking a knife into the middle, the potato should be soft and offer no resistance.
  7. Cut out portions and serve. potato dauphinoise
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Can it be frozen? Yes.
Can it be prepared in advance? Yes, it can be finished up to 1 day in advance and reheated in a microwave.
Will leftovers be nice? Yes, for up to 1 day.


- A nice addition is to sweat off a thinly sliced onion and include it in the layering during stage 4.

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