mac & cheese

Everyday simple and pretty comfort at it's best.

mac & cheese
(makes 2-3 portions)

200 g macaroni
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp flour
250 ml milk
1 tsp mustard
1 egg yolk
salt, pepper to taste
100 g mild to strong cheese, grated, to preference (I use red leicester or mild cheddar)

make the base: melt butter, add flour and mix vigorously until smooth
pour in the milk and continue mixing quickly to avoid lumps, keep on the stove until it starts to boil and thickens, take off the heat
add the egg yolk and mustard, mix in
add the cheese and mix until melted and the sauce is smooth
season to taste

green salad
handful of watercress
handful of rocket
rice vinegar
sea salt

mix the greens with a pinch of salt and a splash of vinegar, to taste


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