Jamie Oliver’s favourite parmesan and potato bake ‘delivers on flavours’

Jamie Oliver has impressed his fans with a moreish bake combining potatoes, cream, and parmesan cheese, and it’s perfect for any winter day.

Potatoes have become a staple in the British diet thanks to their unmatched versatility, and celebrity chefs have taken full advantage of this in their cooking ventures.

Since the festive period celebrates comfort food, cooks across the country are flaunting their top recipes for feasting inspiration. Jamie Oliver is among them, with his creamy and tangy potatoes al forno.

“This is one of my favourite side dishes, and frankly, it’s so good I sometimes just have it for lunch with a big gresh salad to provide a bit of contrast,” the chef quipped on his website.

“It’s easy to put together, and always delivers big on flavour, whatever you serve it with.”

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Viewers confirmed they love it too. One wrote: “I have made this before and it is divine.”

Another penned: “Made it a few times now and it does not disappoint.”


One kg Maris Piper potatoes

Two onions

Two bulbs of fennel

600 ml whole milk

400 ml double cream


  1. Peel the potatoes and onions and trim the fennel bulbs, reserving any herby fennel tops for later.
  2. Finely slice the potatoes, onions and fennel just under 1.2 cm thick, with patient knife skills or, ideally on a mandolin.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180C / 350 F / gas four.

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