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Method Prep:15min › Cook:1hr › Ready in:1hr15min
Heat butter in a pan and add in sliced leeks; cook till slightly softened, about 4-5 minutes. Add the grated garlic for the last minute of cooking. Remove from heat and set aside
In a bowl mix the milk, cream, salt, pepper and the leeks and garlic you've just cooked together. Set aside.
Peel potatoes and slice 2-3 mm thick. Put an even layer of potato in the bottom of a casserole dish and top with cream and leek mixture. Continue repeating with another layer of potato and mixture till finished. Top with grated cheese (optional).
Bake in 180 C / Gas 4 oven till golden and bubbly, 40 to 50 minutes.
Couldn't get enough of this it's so tasty yet easy to make. I used packet grated mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top which made it gooey cheese melt heaven! Served it as a main with green beans and peas. My vegetarian husband absolutely loved it. - 23 Feb 2014