1 cutting of Broccoli
250grams of Mature Cheddar
1/2 pint of Milk
3tbs of plain Flour
1oz of stale Bread
3 rashers of Bacon
A pinch of Nutmeg
1 clove of Garlic
Coarse Sea Salt & Coarse Black Pepper

Chop Broccoli into florets,
Boil florets in salted water for 7-10 minutes until tender.
Pour milk into a pan, bring to boil, then simmer while adding flour, and 3/4 of the cheese.
Chop bacon finely and add to cheese sauce mixture, along with minced garlic and nutmeg.
Place broccoli in casserole dish, pour over cheese sauce, then tear stale bread into thumb size pieces and place on top of broccoli and mixture along with the rest of the cheese, pour a little olive oil over the top of this to make the bread crispy.
Then bake in the oven at 200-220 for 25-35 mins until golden brown on top.

Serve immediately.

Note: For the stale bread use a day old french stick, crusty loaf or ciabatta.

Submitted by Dan Rogers

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