My son came down for breakfast the other day, and says “Hey Mom, remember when I asked if we could make a Tartiflette for my french class international food day?” Sure, I do.
I remember, because I thought this would be such a fun mother/son activity. You know, researching the recipe together, because at that point I had no idea what the heck a Tartiflette was. Maybe the two of us would go to the grocery store to pick up all the ingredients, I know that is a stretch with a 17 yr old boy, I can dream, can’t I? And, then we would spend time together in the kitchen making it happen.
Well, as he whips through his breakfast, while putting on his socks, checking his phone, and packing his backpack he sheepishly adds “Yea, well, umm its today”. Of course.
Or, maybe I should say “Bien Sur”. Although, I did have a few other choice french words in mind.
- 2 1/2 lb potatoes, peeled and cubed or sliced
- 1/2 lb slab bacon, cut in small dice
- 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
- 3/4 cup dry white wine, or chicken stock
- 1 medium wedge of brie cheese, cubed
- 2 cups grated Gruyere cheese, swiss would work as well