This dish has a mysterious story trailing behind it. Rarebit is the Welsh variant of rabbit, but no matter how good a detective you are, you won’t find any rabbits in it – only bread and cheese. But why is it called a rarebit? One can only suggest that at the time the dish originated poor Welsh people saw very little of meat, especially rabbit meat, so they may have called a toast with cheese rarebit in irony. The strange name brings in an intriguing note that makes the toasts mystically tastier.
Ingredients for Welsh Rarebit
- a few pieces of bread
- half a glass of light beer
- 0.4 lb cheddar
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- a pinch of red pepper
- 1 teaspoon Worcester sauce
Recipe for Welsh Rarebit
- Dry pieces of bread in a toaster and butter them.
- Mix the yolk with mustard, Worcester sauce and pepper, pour in beer.
- Add cheese cut into pieces.
- Put the mixture on medium heat and boil stirring constantly. Pour the sauce over the toasts.
- Bake until nice golden crust appears in the oven on upper heat.