Mrs Beeton published a Cauliflower Cheese recipe in her Book of Household Management in 1861 ~
|From Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management 1912 edition|
~ a popular accompaniement to the Sunday Roast even back then, although it wasn't an ingredient of my childhood in South Wales in the 1960s/70s. I think I first heard of it after moving to Jersey in 1978.
And here's a bang up-to-date one from 2018, waiting for the oven. With a kick of Dijon mustard in the cheese sauce and a sprinkling of Paprika.
Love it or hate it?