Potato Gratin

Potato gratin, very popular in France, is easy to prepare and a good side for many dishes. It is a baked mixture of cooking cream and potatoes….

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 2 large potatoes
  • 4 tbsp cooking cream
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • salt & black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C)
  • Grease a baking pan with butter and set aside
  • Using a mandoline, thinly slice potatoes lengthwise and place them in a large bowl
  • Add the cooking cream, season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine
  • Lay potatoes slice by slice in the baking pan
  • Pour remaining cream over and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese on top
  • Bake until golden brown and potatoes are tender, about 45 minutes

Tips from the Chef

  • You can add more cheese to the potato mixture (ricotta cheese is the best!) and some nutmeg to boost the taste
  • Use white pepper, if available