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  • n. A potato dish baked in milk, cream and cheese. (See also "Gratin dauphinois")


French dauphinoise, from the Dauphiné area of France, near the Italian border, whence this dish comes. (Wiktionary)


  • Monday: dauphinoise potatoes, according to Nick Nairn's quick recipe.

    skittledog: Ever notice how everything you make just tends to lean a little to the left?

  • Peel the butternut squash, then cut the flesh into thin slices, as you would potatoes if you were making a potato dauphinoise, removing any seeds and fibres as you go.

    Nigel Slater's Christmas recipes

  • With its classical menu, the auberge has its apprentices spend a good deal of time peeling potatoes for dauphinoise and shucking oysters for bisque.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • Mains bigger than my head didn't sacrifice quality to quantity: a huge, crisp-skinned chicken breast came with an apricot and almond stuffing and a classy dauphinoise.

    Restaurant review: The Draft House

  • The richest potato dish of all, and perfect with roast spring lamb At its simplest, gratin dauphinoise is a dish of thinly sliced potatoes baked slowly with cream and the merest hint of garlic.

    Nigel Slater's classic gratin dauphinoise

  • A rib of beef with gratin dauphinoise and green beans.


  • We ate grilled scallops, a butternut squash and quail's egg tart, roast pheasant with celeriac and apple dauphinoise: our glasses were filled again and again with champagne.

    Pass the Fizz

  • The only time I've ever enjoyed it was in a dauphinoise, which seemed to mask the flavour sufficiently.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #86

  • Personally I'm not spitting chips, I'm more of a dauphinoise man myself, but that's beside the point.

    In praise of younger men

  • Lamb on black; lamb loin with black pudding mousse, dauphinoise potatoes, Mediterranean vegetables and tomato jus £13.95.

    Archive 2006-12-01


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