Gratin auvergnat

Preparation info

  • [For

    four

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    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mourjou: The Life and Food of an Auvergne Village

Mourjou

By Peter Graham

Published 1999

  • About

Mashed potato is just as good with mashed chestnuts as it is in the classic combination of mashed potato and parsnip or celeriac. In all cases, the potato attenuates the sweetness and improves the texture of the accompaniment. This gratin auvergnat has the added attraction of a crisp, golden crust of Cantal cheese. It can be eaten as a first course or accompany boudin or roast meat.