Brie Dauphinoise Potatoes

Recipe video above. I used to think classic Potato Dauphinoise was the ultimate potato bake But then we plonked brie on it and it catapulted into another stratosphere! Because brie trumps ordinary cheese every day of the week, and twice on special occasions .
Mini brie are good value at grocery stores ($2.80 each), expensive ones are wasted for this purpose. Also, this is great for making ahead.

▢1 1/2 cups thickened / heavy cream , full fat – or just pure cream (Note 1)
▢2 garlic cloves , finely minced
▢30g / 2 tbsp unsalted butter , melted
▢1.25 kg / 2.5 lb starchy potatoes (Aus: Sebago dirt brushed, US: Russet, UK: Maris Piper) (Note 2)
▢1 tsp cooking / kosher salt
▢1/2 tsp black pepper
▢2 tsp thyme leaves , fresh (optional – but highly recommended, Note 3)
▢3 x 125g / 4oz small brie (8cm / 3.2″ wide) , fridge cold, cut in half horizontally (or camembert) (Note 4)


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