(also dauphinoise /ˌdəʊfɪˈnwaːz/)
(Of potatoes or other vegetables) sliced and cooked in milk, typically with a topping of cheese.
- My venison fillet could have been cut with a butter knife, although the dauphinoise potatoes were a little short on garlic.
- Mother had the roasted sirloin of beef with gratin dauphinoise, courgettes, sautéed beans and Yorkshire pudding for €48.
- The dauphinoise potatoes were so bland it hurt.
French, 'from the province of Dauphiné'.
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