- 225g strong mature Cheddar, grated
- 1tsp dried mustard powder
- 2 free-range egg yolks
- a good few splashes of Worcestershire sauce
- tsp cayenne pepper
- 2tbsp beer
- 1 thin baguette, sliced
- 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced
Heat the grill. Put the cheese, mustard powder, egg yolks, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper and beer in a bowl and mix well.
Toast the bread on one side, then top the untoasted side with an apple slice. Top with the rarebit mixture. Grill for 2-3 minutes or until the top is golden brown and bubbling. Scatter with a few thyme sprigs to serve, if you like.