Russians with Creamy Comfort Potatoes

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  • Eskort Smoked Russians
  • 1 kg small potatoes
  • 500 ml (2 C) cream
  • 250 ml (1 C) milk
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 250 ml (1 C) spring onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 5 ml (1 t) white pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 250 ml (1 C) white cheese, grated
  • 45 ml (3 T) flour
  • olive oil for cooking


  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Slice the potatoes into halves and place them on a baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • In a large saucepan over moderate heat, fry onions, garlic and spring onion until glossy.
  • Thinly slice the Russians and add to the saucepan. Mix through and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add flour and stir.
  • Add cream and milk. Stir until sauce is smooth then lower heat
  • Add the crispy potatoes to the sauce then transfer to a baking dish.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top and bake for 5 minutes.


Serve with some chilli oil and some more chopped spring onion.