Pommes Boulangére is a typically French method of oven-cooking potatoes, and it is easy to prepare. As a bonus, it is a lighter and healthier alternative to Gratin Dauphinoise, but no less delicious.
· 1 onion, thinly sliced
· sprig of thyme
· 1 tbsp olive oil, or Rice Bran oil
· 2 pds / 1kg floury potatoes ( such as Maris Piper or Desirée), peeled and sliced thinly – do not rinse
1 1/4cup / 300ml vegetable stock (but have a little extra
available just in case you need it) – actually, any stock will do.
Heat oven to 350°F / 180°C / Gas 4