Recipe: Welsh

Recipe: Welsh

Audrey Rouby

Welsh, also known as welsh rabbit or welsh rarebit, is a dish of Welsh origin, made from melted cheddar cheese. In France, welsh is typically served in the breweries of the Nord and Pas-de-Calais, where it is now firmly anchored in the regional culture.


  • 6 people
  • Préparation: 10 min
  • Cooking: 12 min


  • 6 thick slices of sandwich bread
  • 6 slices of ham
  • 6 eggs (optional)
  • 600g of cheddar cheese
  • 20cl of blond beer
  • 2 tbs of mustard
  • Black pepper

Step 1

Preheat the broiler. Toast slices of bread. Arrange each slice in a small individual dish and cover with a slice of ham.

Step 2
Cut the cheddar into small cubes and melt over low heat in a saucepan with the beer. Add the mustard off the heat and season with pepper. Divide into each dish and let brown for 5 minutes under the grill.

Step 3

You can add an egg on top of your welsh. Serve with fries and a seasonal salad.

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