Thursday, November 01, 2012


serves 2-4

6 slices well-buttered white bread
2 medium onions, diced
6 slices bacon, diced
1 large marrow, diced
4-5 oz. grated cheese
2 oz. butter
1 pint milk
2-3 eggs
salt, pepper and mustard, to taste

Heat the frying pan with a little oil, fry the diced bacon, onions and marrow until golden brown. Well grease pie dish. Place a layer of bread and butter fingers in the bottom and sprinkle liberally with the bacon, onions, marrow and cheese. Repeat until the bread, bacon, onions, marrow and cheese are all used up. Beat the eggs well, add the milk and mustard and pour over the bread, bacon, onions, marrow and cheese. Leave to soak for a hour, then stand in a pan of cold water and bake in the oven at 180 C until the egg is set and the top of the pudding golden brown.

bacon recipe courtesy of: Julian Oxborough, River Cottage

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