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Potato and Double Gloucester Bake   HT  MC  English    90mins


Serves  4      Pork  Vegetables Main Course   Gluten Wheat Free   Eggless  England  British    Europe



900g/2lbs New Potatoes, very thinly sliced

Butter for Greasing

250g/9oz Onions, very thinly sliced

250g/9oz Double Gloucester Cheese

1 tbsp Freshly chopped Chives

250g/9oz Streaky Bacon, chopped

Salt and Black Pepper

300ml/10 fl.oz. Milk

25g/1oz Butter

Fresh Parsley to Garnish




1. Place the potato slices in a large bowl, cover with cold water and leave for 15 minutes. Drain thoroughly and dry with kitchen paper.


2. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas Mark 5 and well grease a deep 18cm x 25/7x10 inch ovenproof casserole dish with butter. 

3. Fill the buttered dish with alternate layers of potato, onion, cheese and bacon, beginning and ending with potato and seasoning each layer with salt and pepper as you go. 

4. In a saucepan, bring the milk to the boil then pour over the potatoes. Dot with the remaining 25g/1oz of butter cover and bake for 1 hour, removing the lid after 30 minutes. Serve hot.


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