Cauliflower Cheese and Whisky - Old Scottish Recipe

Recipe by English_Rose

Cheese was often made in individual farmhouses and was combined with cauliflowers grown either in the fields or in the kitchen garden. Adding a few ounces of whisky adds an extra flavour to this popular dish.

Top Review by cherin vancouver

Fantastic! I used half sharp cheddar and half smoked gouda, outrageous!! Thank you so much for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove the cauliflower stalks and cook the florets in hot water for five minutes.
  2. Drain and put into an ovenproof dish with the chopped mushrooms and green peppers mixed inches
  3. Heat the cream gently in a small pan, add the cheese, stirring frequently. When the cheese has melted, remove from the heat and mix in the whisky and oatmeal.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste and the pinch of nutmeg. Pour over the cauliflower and sprinkle the chopped nuts on top.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350F for 45 minutes. Serve immediately.

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