Potatoes à la Crème, au Gratin

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The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

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This is a recipe from Francatelli’s Modern Cook, published in 1865. Its laborious methods and extravagant presentation do not seem in the spirit of these times but the book is a real joy. Charles Elme Francatelli was chief cook to Queen Victoria. His recipes include ornamental Borders of Potato-Paste, Scollops of Sheep’s Tongues and Calf’s Brains. The following recipe is altogether more manageable i