The Art of Cheese — Saucy Havarti Mac and Cheese
Recipe Type: Main
For an indulgent bowl of cheesy comfort food to ward off winter chills try a gourmet baked macaroni with flavorful aged Havarti cheese.
  • Macaroni 250 g (9 oz)
  • Egg 1
  • Milk 250 ml (8 fl oz / 1 cup)
  • Ground nutmeg a sprinkle
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Castello Alps Selection Chiantino Cheese 140 g (5 oz) grated + 45 g (11/2 oz), cubed
  • Castello Havarti cheese 85 g (3 oz), grated
  • Fresh Mozzarella cheese 85 g (3 oz), pulled by hand
  • Cherry tomatoes 6, halved
  • Panko breadcrumbs 150 g (51/3 oz)
  • Butter 2 Tbsp, cubed
  1. Preheat oven to 160?C (325?F).
  2. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Add macaroni and cook for about 7 minutes. Drain macaroni and reserve about 125 ml (4 fl oz / ½ cup) of the liquid. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, crack egg into milk. Sprinkle in nutmeg and add a dash of pepper. Add all three cheeses. Stir to combine.
  4. Throw in semi-cooked macaroni and its reserved liquid. Mix evenly.
  5. Pour everything into a lightly greased rectangular baking dish. Top with cherry tomatoes.
  6. Sprinkle breadcrumbs and arrange cubed butter evenly on top.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the top is brown and crusty.
  8. Serve warm.
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