Cauliflower Cheese

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Gruyère cheese is expensive to use for cooking but it really does go crisp and brown under the grill and you can use less of it to get a good flavour. Hot cauliflower cheese is particularly good served with cold chicken.


  • 1 medium-sized cauliflower


Trim the cauliflower and break into medium-sized sprigs. Cook in boiling salted water until tender – about 8–10 minutes.

Drain and reserve 1.5 dl (¼ pint) cooking liquor for the sauce. Arrange the