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Cuisine: British & Irish
Food Type: Vegetarian
No of Portions: 4
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Ingredients & Prep

   1 Cauliflower head cut into florets
   100 g  Strong cheddar or gruyere grated
  Cheese Sauce
   325 ml  Whole milk
   200 g  Strong cheddar or gruyere grated
   60 ml  Double cream
   50 g  Butter unsalted
   25 g  Plain flour
   1/2 tsp  Black pepper freshly ground
   2 pinch  Nutmeg ground (optional)
   1 Veg stock cube or gel pot


  Step 1
Blanch the cauliflower in boiling salted water for 4 mins, drain in a colander, allow stem off & cool.
  Step 2
Pre -heat an oven to 180'c.
  Step 3
Make the cheese sauce, put butter in a saucepan & melt, add flour & mix in & cook until it bubbles, add milk slowly whisking all the time, when all the milk had been added & smooth, add stock cube, cheese, pepper & nutmeg if used, whisk until smooth & continue to cook until it bubbles for 1 min.
  Step 4
Place evenly in an ovenproof dish, pore over cheese sauce coating all the florets, sprinkle over the other portion of cheese & bake in the oven for 20 mins or until cheese bubbles & browns on the tips.

Suggestion & Tips

Great with roast meats, or on its own with some crusty bread.
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