Method:

  • Preheat oven to 240⁰C.
  • Grease a 10cm round 1 cup-capacity cast iron baking dish with half the butter.
  • Slice potato thinly with a mandolin.
  • Layer potatoes, onion, salt, pepper, thyme, rosemary and butter evenly through each layer.
  • Overfill by 2-3cm and press layers down firmly as you go.
  • Finish with a knob of butter on top.
  • Fill to ¾ full with stock.
  • Bake in oven for ½ an hour with lid on, then another 40 minutes with lid off until golden.
  • Quantities can be adjusted to go into a larger baking dish, just scale up recipe.