Stilton & Speck Pasta Bake

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves time: 4

Ingredients

G / ML CUPS / OZ

Ingredients

  • 300g of pasta
  • 100g of stilton
  • 50 grams of parmesan
  • 50 grams of pecorino
  • 500ml milk
  • Unsalted butter
  • All-purpose flour
  • 100grams of speck
  • 2 bay leaves

Ingredients

  • 10.5oz of pasta
  • 3.5oz of stilton
  • 1.75oz grams of parmesan
  • 1.75oz grams of pecorino
  • 2 cups milk
  • Unsalted butter
  • All-purpose flour
  • 3.5oz of speck
  • 2 bay leaves

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180degrees
  2. Dice your speck into small cubes and add cook on a medium heat until the fat has rendered down.
  3. Transfer to kitchen paper, leaving the fat in the pan.
  4. Meanwhile, put a large pan of salted water on to boil, and once boiled, add your pasta, remove from the water a little before it is cooked.
  5. In a separate pan, heat your milk, with a couple of bay leaves
  6. Add a knob of butter to the speck fat and melt.
  7. Add flour to your butter and mix through.
  8. Slowly begin adding your milk, one ladle at a time stirring as you go.
  9. Once all milk is added, begin slowly adding your cheese, mixing through as you go.
  10. Once coated, add the mix to an oven dish.
  11. Mix together toasted breadcrumbs, with a little more parmesan and pecorino.
  12. Top the pasta with your breadcrumb mix plus a little extra crumbled stilton.
  13. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, until the top has gone crispy.

Virtual Beer and Cheese Pairing and Tasting Event

Join Siren Craft Brew and the Stilton Cheese Makers Association online on Wednesday 21st October at 7pm for an insightful pairing and tasting evening. You will receive a pack of 4 beers and 4 cheeses just before the event so you too can join in with the tasting and learn more about each beer and cheese and why their flavours go so well together.

The evening will be jointly hosted by Matt Lincoln from Siren Craft Brew and Kim Kettle, from the Stilton Cheese Makers Association and Long Clawson Dairy. They will use their expertise in their field to tell you a little more about each beer and cheese. This event is for all foodies and beer lovers, who want to expand their knowledge and have an evening of fun from the comfort of their own home.

Tickets are £25 per person which includes the four different cheeses and beers to taste. You will be sent a zoom link to join in with the evening of and entertainment, which lasts approximately 45mins to 1 hour.

Tickets Tastings are for over 18s only.