Change energy supplier
  . . . cooking recipes, cookery, food, cooking vacations  

Recipe for family meals :

Potato Bakes

This recipe comes from the web site of Debbie and Trev Jones who live in Birmingham, England and have put their website together in the hope of finding find out about their Jones ancestors from the UK. The Jones ancestry dates back to 1775 and Cardiganshire, Wales. It follows their forefathers journey to Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan and some of the achievements they made, particularly in the world of professional football, for over fifty years. Although Jones is a common name, this is by no means a common family.

This is one of the Welsh recipes from their site for you to enjoy. If you would like to take a look at their web site it is


2 large potatoes
1 leek, chopped
4 rashers bacon, chopped
2 oz cream cheese
Salt and pepper
1 oz cheddar cheese, grated


  • Bake the potatoes in the oven for as long as may be necessary.
  • Remove, cool a little and cut in half.
  • Sweat the leek in a saucepan with the bacon for a few minutes; the bacon fat should be sufficient.
  • Carefully scoop out the centres of the potatoes from the skins into a bowl, mash and add the cream cheese and the leek and bacon together with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pile back into the skins, top with grated cheese and grill until golden brown and bubbly.

Serves 2

Debbie and Trev Jones