Cooking with Chef Hermann: Welsh Rarebit

Welsh Rarebit


  • 2TB Butter
  • 1 Shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 TB Flour
  • 2 tsp. Dry Mustard
  • ½ tsp. Black Pepper
  • 10 oz. Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • ½ C Brown Ale
  • 1 TB Worcestershire Sauce
  • 4 – Bread Slices, ½” thick, toasted
  • 1 TB Chopped Chives


Melt butter in saucepan and add shallots, cook until tender.

Add the flour, dry mustard and black pepper.  Stir occasionally for 1 minute.  Add the cheese, ale and Worcestershire sauce.  Cook over moderately low heat until cheese melts.

Spoon the cheese mixture over the toasts and broil until bubbly.  Garnish with chopped chives.

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