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Potato Gratin

by Harrison Wu

Potato Gratin

Gratin is a cooking technique that uses a combination of cheese and baking. Au Gratin, also known as potato gratin, originated in France in 1788. This dish does not require much skill and can be made in portions large enough to feed your entire family. It is a great dish for beginners but is delicious and can impress your family and friends.


  • 6 Large Potatoes
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves
  • 3 c of heavy whipping cream
  • Garlic salt + Pepper
  • ⅛ c Parmesan cheese 
  • Mozzarella (Depends on pan)


  1. In a large bowl use a grater and slice potato pieces into thin slices.

          2. Add garlic salt and pepper to the bowl. You may also add any seasoning that you would personally like.

          3. In a large pan add the butter and let butter melt. Once melted, the garlic should be pressed then added into the pan.

          4. Mix around ingredients in a pan for 1 minute then add heavy whipping cream and parmesan cheese. 

          5. Cook in the pan for 5 minutes then transfer the potatoes into a glass pan.

          6. When adding Mozzarella cheese, look at the surface area of the top of your pan then add mozzarella accordingly. 

          7. Cook in the oven at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until potatoes are golden brown.

          8. Let cool for several minutes then Enjoy!!!


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