Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • 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.

    COLD CREAM COMFORT

  • 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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