Davidstow Cauliflower cheese


A creamy cauliflower cheese can be elevated to the next level by using our Davidstow Reserve cheddar. Try using white wine for the sauce or for a south west twist add cider instead.

Serves: 4

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Skill level: Easy


•    150g grated Davidstow Cheddar, 36 month Reserve

•    500ml Whole milk

•    1 onion, finely diced

•    50g butter

•    50g Flour

•    50ml White Wine

•    1 tbsp bread crumbs

•    Pinch of Nutmeg

•    Salt and pepper

•    1 whole cauliflower, florets, stalk and leaves


1.         Start by making your cheese sauce in a saucepan. Combine melted butter with chopped onion for the mixture at this early stage and once softened sprinkle in the flour. Mix into a roux paste then add the wine and milk.

2.        Stir until smooth and then add in almost all of your grated Davidstow cheese – reserving some to sprinkle on top of the cauliflower.

3.         Arrange the cauliflower in an ovenable container and pour over your cheese sauce. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and more grated cheese. Bake at 180˚C for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.

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