Nigel Barden tartiflette recipe on Radio 2 Drivetime

Nigel Barden served up a tasty French tartiflette made with rich potatoes, onions and cheese, served with a green salad on Radio 2 Drivetime.

The ingredients are: 500g potatoes, peeled, & halved if large, or cooked potatoes, Salt and freshly ground black pepper, 1 tbsp olive oil (optional), 200g rindless bacon or cooked ham, cut into 0.5cm pieces, 100g Cheddar cheese, or a mixture of Cheddar and Gruyère, grated, 1 small shallot or 1 small red onion, peeled & finely sliced, 1 clove of garlic, peeled and finely chopped, 1 tsp chopped thyme leaves, 200g Camembert, or other semi-soft cheese, rind left on & cut into wedges (5mm at the thickest part) and 200ml single or regular cream.