Jansson’s Temptation

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Appears in
The Plagiarist in the Kitchen

By Jonathan Meades

Published 2017

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  • 1kg waxy potatoes
  • 500g onions
  • 250g


Cook the sliced onions till they are soft. Layer them with sliced potatoes, anchovies and cream in a buttered gratin dish. Repeat. Repeat. Bake for 40–50 minutes at 200°C. The ‘real’, ‘authentic’ dish used sprats. Stick with the unreal.