for family meals :
Eggs - Wyau Ynys Mon
recipe has been reproduced with the kind permission
of Owen Jones, a fellow Welshman, and more recipes can
be found on his website . . . welsh-recipes.the-real-way.com
A supper of cheese and hard boiled eggs on a bed of
leeks and mashed potato.
leaks, chopped & cooked
1 lb hot mashed potatoes
3 oz. butter
Salt & black pepper
1 tbspn flour
1/2 pint hot milk
3 oz Cheddar, grated
8 hard boiled eggs
2 tbspn fresh breadcrumbs
oven to 350°F or Mark 4.
In a bowl, combine the leeks, mashed potatoes and
half the butter. Season and beat well together. Place
in a buttered, ovenproof dish.
a cheese sauce by melting 1 oz of the butter in a
small pan, add the flour, stir and cook for 2 minutes
over a low heat. Stir in the milk, add the cheese
and simmer, stirring until it thickens (reserve half
an ounce of butter and a little cheese for sprinkling
over the finished dish).
Arrange the halved hard-boiled eggs over the potato
and leek mixture.
the cheese sauce over.
the reserved cheese with the breadcrumbs and sprinkle
over the sauce.
with the remaining butter and grate a little nutmeg
for 15 - 20 minutes until nicely browned. Serve with
broccoli or peas.