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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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Gratin Dauphinois – layered sliced potatoes baked in cream – needs neither flour nor cheese in its composition.


  • butter, for greasing
  • 600 ml/ 1 pt double cream
  • 150 ml


Preheat the oven to 150°C/300°F/ gas 2 and butter a 3.5–5-cm /1½—2-inch deep gratin dish.

In a saucepan, gently heat the cream and milk with the garlic.

Put the potatoes in a bowl, season with salt, pepper and nutmeg, pour over the cream mixture and turn with a spoon to