- Potatoes - 1/2 kg ( around 5 medium sized )
- Milk - 1.5 cups
- cream - 1/2 cup
- butter - 1 tbsp
- garlic - 3 cloves
- crushed pepper - to taste
- salt - to taste
- cheese - 3 tbsp (optional)
peel and cut the potatoes into 1/4 inch rounds.
add milk in the pan and add in the sliced potatoes and garlic cloves and salt to taste and bring to a simmer , cook for 3-5 minutes until the potatoes are cooked but still firm .
drain and reserve the milk .
add cream to the milk and mix well.
butter a casserole and arrange potato slices over it.
pour the milk /cream mixture over it and dot with remaining butter on top.
Sprinkle crushed pepper on top.
sprinkle some cheese on top if you wish .
Bake at 180 degrees for about 15 - 20 minutes.
remove and serve when the top is slightly golden and the sauce is bubbling .
NOTE : baking time will depend on how well your potatoes are cooked during the boiling process.