Blue Cheese Bake

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

  • About

The French name for this dish – Soupe au Fromage – is wonderfully misleading. It isn’t a soup by modern standards, but it is an old and very comforting baked cheese dish from the Auvergne region. It’s very good as a main course, too, with a crisp green salad on the side.


  • olive oil
  • 4 red onions, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed, peeled and chopped


Heat the oven to 200°C/gas 6.

Heat a little oil in a pan and gently sauté the onions and garlic for 10 minutes until soft – do not brown or frizzle them. Add the white wine and stock, gently bring to a simmer, then remove from the heat.

Toast the slices of bread. Slice the