Cheese Strata

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in
Students' Cookbook

By Sophie Grigson

Published 1993

  • About

This is a savoury version of bread and butter pudding, and is a quick way to turn an ordinary sandwich into a main course. You can adapt the idea to make other kinds of Strata, perhaps adding a few slices of tomato, or using ham or prawns instead of cheese.


  • 2 large slices of wholemeal
  • bread
  • butter
  • mustard (optional)


Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4/180°C/350°F. Spread the bread thinly with butter, then with a little mustard, if using. Cut off the crusts, and use the bread slices and cheese to make a sandwich. Cut the sandwich into quarters and pack tightly, overlapping slightly, into a small (about