Few things are as comforting as a cheese toastie, especially when it's cold outside. But you needn't settle for a slice of Bega on some Helga's. Instead, try out this recipe for a fancier take on the beloved sandwich. Believe us, it's worth the effort.
Ingredients for a snack for four people:
8 slices sourdough bread
250 grams melting cheese, shaved, Raclette cheese is amazing, but Fontina, Gouda and Gruyere would all be good
200 grams béchamel sauce (see recipe below)
Cheesy Bechamel Sauce ingredients:
250 ml full cream milk
25 grams plain flour
60 grams grated parmesan
15 grams butter
Pinch white pepper
Freshly grated nutmeg
Pickled cucumber to serve
To put the toasties together:
Recipe by Perth chef Russell Blaikie
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