The Cheese Shop Aligot Recipe

Posted by The Cheese Shop on 19th Apr 2019

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 500gm Water
  • 600gm Potatoes
  • 3 cloves of Garlic
  • 120ml Clotted Cream
  • 70 gm Butter
  • 0.5 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 pinches Pepper
  • 400 gm Tomme de Montagne


1. Put the potatoes in a pot and add water until potatoes are covered. Add some salt and bring water to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until the potatoes can be easily pierced with a fork. Drain potatoes.

2. Immediately mash potatoes until smooth using a hand blender.

3. Return the mash potato to the pot. Set the pot over low heat and stir in the garlic, butter, cream and about half of the cheese. Once the cheese has melted, stir in the remaining cheese. Continue stirring until the potatoes can be stretched with a spoon like melted cheese. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.