Spring

French potato and lardon pie

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February 21, 2015
Author Notes

Classically french using ingredients you'll find in your kitchen, a recipe my mother gave me. Serve warm with salad and a chilled glass of white. Perfect for relaxed evening with friends —Celine

  • Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 2 packets pre-made puff pastry
  • 300 milliliters single cream
  • 2 pieces garlic, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • 100 grams smoked bacon lardons
  • 500 grams waxy potatoes
  • 1 piece egg beaten
  • 1 pinch salt & pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190c Peel the potatoes, we used new potatoes, then with the peeler or a mandalin, slice them all very thin.
  2. Rince and pat the potaoes dry. In a metal quiche dish (30cm) line with 1 roll of puff pastry
  3. Layer the potatoes, season as you go & add a couple of layers of the bacon. For vegetarians, remove bacon from the recipe.
  4. Top the pie with the second roll of puff pastry, make 4 holes in the top, crimp the edges and glaze with the beaten egg.
  5. Bake at 190c for 30mins, then turn down to 160c and baked for a further 30mins.
  6. In a saucepan, let the cream garlic & herbs infuse over a low heat until bubbling, then remove from the heat & take out the garlic
  7. Take out the pie & let cool for 10mins, then carefully slice the top of the pie off and pour in your cream infusion. Put the top back on. Let it cool

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