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Brains Dark Rarebit


100g flour
100g unsalted butter
950ml Brains Dark
3 tblsp English mustard
3 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
500g grated extra mature cheddar
3 pinches white pepper
1 pinch Malden salt
2 pinches sugar
3 egg yolks

Makes 1530ml/ 10x150ml Portions

How To Make

Melt the butter and add the flour to make a roux.

Once the roux has thickened gradually add the Brains Dark with the mustard and fresh rosemary.

Stir constantly until smooth then add the cheddar, a little at a time.

Season to taste with the salt, pepper and sugar.

Finally, whisk in the egg yolks one at a time to emulsify.

To serve, heat slowly, pour into a serving pot and eat with slices of toasted bread soldiers.

Recipe created by Matt Duggan, The Star and Dove, Totterdown @thestaranddove