February 27, 2015 Recipe
Ingredients (serves 6):
- 1 kg potatoes 1/2
- A few grams of powdered garlic
- 30 cl cream
- Salt, pepper and nutmeg
- 100 g of butter
- 1 liter milk
Preparation of the recipe:
Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into thin slices. NB: do not wash AFTER being cut because the starch is needed for correct consistency!
Place in a saucepan the milk, garlic, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Bring to a boil and add the potatoes and cook 10 to 15 minutes, depending on their firmness.
Place the potatoes in a buttered dish, cover with cream, then have the small knob of butter.
Bake in slow oven (gas mark 6) for 50 minutes to 1 hour.
A successful gratin is characterized by potatoes remained slightly firm.
Recommended wines: burgundy.