British Recipes > Gloucestershire Cheese-and-Ale

How to make Gloucestershire cheese-and-ale:
This was probably originally a supper dish but nowadays it could be used to make an excellent lunch.


2 cups Gloucestershire cheese
1/2 pint ale
a little mustard
brown bread
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- Grate the cheese into a heatproof dish and spread some mustard over it and pour the ale over the cheese.
- Put into a moderate oven until the cheese is melted.
- Make the bread into thick toast and moisten with some ale.
- Pour the melted cheese over the toast and serve hot.