Sweet Potato!



I got sweet potatoes in my veg box for the first time this week. T.O.M. got to try out some experimental cookery this evening . . . lucky him! This time, it all went well . . . (there have been disasters . . . )

I adapted a Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall recipe based on what I had in the house . . .

2 sweet potatoes

1 medium onion, sliced

2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons olive oil (or therabouts)

284ml carton of double cream

salt/pepper to season

peel and slice the sweet potatoes – they should be about as thick as a coin.

Coat with the olive oil, and add the onion, garlic, pepper and cream.

Add to a gratin dish, arrange roughly (not obsessively!) so the slices are all more-or-less flat.

Cook in pre-heated oven @ 180 C for 30-40 minutes.


I’m still noshing on them – even cold they are delumptious – soft and sweet and garlicky and just pure heaven on a spoon.

I wonder if a little scrape of nutmeg would enhance the flavour? Maybe next time I will try . . .


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