Tuesday, October 28, 2008
recipe is: simple potato bake
4 big potatoes, peeled and sliced into 5mm thick pieces
a handful of english chives, finely chopped
a handful of parsley, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, skin on
300 ml cream
1 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
salt and pepper
preheat the oven to 170 degrees C
bring to boil a pot of water and once the water is bubbling, throw in the garlic and boil for 10 mins. add a dash of salt and throw in the potatoes. boil for 10 minutes and drain.
remove the skin from the garlic, use a fork to mash up the garlic flesh
in a small saucepan, pour in the cream, add a dash of salt and the mashed garlic, stir and over a low flame, bring it to a simmer
in a shallow baking dish, arrange the potatoes in a layer and sprinkle a little of the cheeses, parsley and chives. repeat with another layer of potatoes, cheeses and herbs. it should be about 3 to 4 layers.
pour in the cream and bake for 30 minutes