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Gratin d’Annecy

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Ingredients for Gratin d’Annecy

1.5 kilos of potatoes
1 clove of garlic
150 grams of Tomme de Savoie cheese (click here for information)
1 1/2 liter of broth (chicken stock or meat stock)
Half a café spoon of nutmeg
Salt and pepper
100 grams of butter

How to make Gratin d’Annecy

  • Peel the potatoes and cut into fine slices.
  • Then wipe an oven pan with a generous dose of garlic.
  • Cut the cheeses into thin slices.
  • Place the potatoes in the oven pan, salt and pepper, adding the nutmeg then add the cheese slices.
  • Repeat the procedure so that there are two layers.
  • Cover the dish with the broth.
  • Place in the oven at 150ºC making sure to cover the oven pan with aluminum foil. Allow to cook for an hour.
  • Once cooked remov the aluminum foil and add pieces of butter.
  • Replace in the over until the surface has a nice golden brown cover.
  • Serve piping hot.

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