Pommes de Terre à la Dauphinoise
Potatoes cooked in a lemon and garlic flavoured Béchamel sauce for cheats.
peeled if liked and cut into half centimetre slices
of garlic crushed
zest of 1 lemon
seasoning to taste
grated nutmeg to taste
Cook the potatoes in boiled water in the microwave or hob for about 10 minutes.
In the meantime combine the milk, butter, flour and bay leaf in a saucepan and whisk until thickened with the zest and garlic if liked.
Cook over a low heat for a few minutes and add seasoning and nutmeg to taste.
Remove the bay leaf and tip in the drained potatoes and serve.
If the potatoes are not waxy you may find they break up in the sauce.
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