Step by step recipe:
- 10 min.
- 5 min.
- 10 min.Prepare and chop 700 g endives (head of chicory).
- 4 min.
- 2 min.Cook the chopped onion in the bacon fat for 1 or 2 minutes without colouring.
- 1 min.Add the leeks and endives and mix well.
- 10 min.Add the bacon and 150 ml beer, then leave to reduce gently on low heat.
- 3 min.Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).
Butter a gratin dish and arrange a first layer of potato slices in the bottom (half the 800 g cooked potato).
- 2 min.Spread the leek and endive mixture over the top.
- 3 min.Add the remaining potato slices in a second layer.
- 3 min.Top with the sliced 400 g Maroilles cheese.
- 40 min.Bake for 30 to 40 minutes until the Maroilles is melted and beginning to brown.
Remarks:This recipe has only vague proportions, so do feel free to adapt it to your own taste, with a little more or a little less of the various ingredients.
And to drink?The perfect match: beer, of course, from northern France if possible. Why not the same beer as you have used in the recipe?
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