CAULIFLOWER, BLUE CHEESE & LEEK RAREBIT
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Serves 4 .
1/2 hex per person.

1 cauliflower, trimmed but whole
1 leek trimmed, halved & finely sliced
120g quark
56g blue cheese ( 2 hex )
1 small egg yolk
1/4 tsp thyme
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven gas 6

Fill a large pan with salted water and bring to the boil.
Put whole cauliflower into the water and boil for 8 mins.
Drain and leave to cool under cool running water

Pat dry with kitchen paper then cut the cauliflower horizontally into 4 slices . The stem will keep it together.

Fry light a frying pan and cook gently on each side for 2mins . Transfer to a roasting dish and cook in oven for 10 mins

Respray the frying pan and add leeks, add quark and cook until thickens slightly, stir in two thirds of cheese , until melted
Remove from heat and stir in egg yolk and remaining cheese and thyme.season
Spread layer of sauce over each cauliflower slice and brown under grill

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