Potato dauphinoise

servings2
60 minutes

Ingredients

Potato dauphinoise recipe

  • 400g of Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and finely sliced
  • 200ml of double cream
  • 2 pinches of ground nutmeg
  • 300ml of whole milk
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

1
To prepare the potato dauphinoise, finely slice the potatoes using a mandoline and set aside in water until required
  • 400g of Maris Piper potatoes
2
Combine the cream, milk, nutmeg, garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper in a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Once boiling, remove from the heat and set aside
  • 200ml of double cream
  • 300ml of whole milk
  • 2 pinches of ground nutmeg
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
3
Strain the water off the potatoes and layer inside a small oven dish lined with baking paper, being sure to overlap each layer as you go
4
Preheat the oven to 160˚C/gas mark 3. Pour enough of the cream mixture over the potatoes to cover and bake in the oven for 45 minutes or until slightly golden on top and tender through the middle
5
Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Weigh down with butter, cheese or any other heavy square object and set aside in the fridge to press for up to 12 hours
6
Reheat the potato dauphinoise in the oven set to 180°C/gas mark 4 for 15 minutes. Divide into 4 portions and serve immediately as a side dish