For 6 persons


  • 1.5 kg of potato (preferably “charlotte” variety)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 50 cl heavy cream
  • 1 L of whole milk
  • 300 mL of water
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Jeanne's "Gratin Dauphinois"

About the volunteer

My name is Jeanne, I am 21 years old and I come from Grenoble, a city in the East of France, in the Alps. I am a student in Master 1 Pharmacological Innovation at Toulouse 3 University (Paul Sabatier). I have been a volunteer at ESN Toulouse since September 2019, member of the culture and travel poles, and I have been Buddy Coordinator since November 2019. I left for a year in Boston, in the United States, where I did my last year of license .

About the dish

What is Gratin Dauphinois?
The gratin dauphinois is a dish from the Dauphiné region, of which the city of Grenoble is a part. It is a simple but delicious dish, which the French love!

How did you hear about this dish?
I have known this dish since I was very little, my mother has been making it since then.

Who makes this dish best?
My mother and I !

Why did you choose to present this dish?
The gratin dauphinois has been my favorite dish since I was a little girl, and it comes from my region of origin!

Recipe steps

  1. Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into thin rings (5mm)
  2. Cut the garlic into 4, removing the germ
  3. In a saucepan, add the milk, water, garlic, salt, and dip the potatoes
  4. After boiling, cook for about 5 minutes
  5. Preheat the oven to 210 ° C
  6. Drain the potatoes (remember to remove the pieces of garlic) and place them in a dish.
    Cover with cream, salt and pepper
  7. Bake at 180 ° C for 2h
  8. Taste!