It is unexpected that macaroni is traditional in English cooking, but it was first prepared at the court of
“Macrows. Take and make a thin foil of dough, and carve it in pieces, and cast them on boiling water, and seeth it well. Take cheese and grate it and butter cast beneath and above ... and serve forth.”
With the exception of vermicelli, which was used in clear soups and consommés, macaroni is the only form of pasta which became a part of traditional English cooking.
Butter a shallow fireproof dish and pour the macaroni into it. Sprinkle the cheese on top. Put the dish under a hot grill or at the top of a hot
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