The perfect winter treat, from the French Savoie region...
For 4 people:
1 Fromage a Tartiflette (250 g)
1 Kg of potatoes, small to medium, skin on
150 “Lardons” (smoked bacon cut into small cubes)
Salt & pepper.
Cook the potatoes for 15 minutes in boiling, salted water.
Peel off the skin and cut into medium thick slices.
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.
Butter an ovenproof dish. In a frying- pan, melt the remaining butter and cook the lardons (bacon
cubes) for 5 minutes. Drain.
Spread the potato slices in the dish, scatter the lardons over and season with salt & pepper.
Place the whole Tartiflette cheese in center of dish, on top of the potatoes.
Bake for 25-30 minutes to thoroughly melt the cheese.
Et Voilà! Bon Appétit!