Welsh Rarebit

Great Britain

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

Lavender & Lovage

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

  • About

I always associate a good Welsh Rarebit, or Rabbit as it should be called, with tea time and evenings, as the recipe contains ale, although not a lot, and it is more of a “slow snack” that needs to be enjoyed when time isn’t at a premium, as it may be at lunch time. The first Welsh Rabbit recipe to be seen in print was way back in 1725, although another version, for what we now know as Welsh Rarebit, was seen sixty years later in 1785. There were many “rabbit” recipes about, and the 18th ce