Potatoes and Fennel Cooked with Cheese and Cream

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The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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This is inspired by the classic pommes dauphinoise, where potatoes are cooked in a gratin dish with milk, cheese, cream and a hint of garlic. Cooked fennel is also wonderful with all these ingredients, and this recipe is quicker than most versions of pommes dauphinoise as you mix the ingredients together instead of layering them. The nutty taste of Gruyère cheese is an important element. Close-textured salad potatoes or new potatoes are