Welsh Rarebit Cheeseburger
Seen on Britain's Best Home Cook, 10th May 2018
When I told Alan I’d decided to just make a plain burger for my first Ultimate on Britain’s Best Home Cook, he thought it was too simple. Initially, it does seem simple, especially given the fancy and varied burgers we saw in episode 1, but I think there is an art to doing a simple recipe very well. Plus there is nowhere to hide!
My strategy going into to cook for the first time was to fly under the radar, nothing too wacky or unusual with the flavours, some of my fellow competitors fell down trying to do too much.
I knew straight away that I wanted to make my burger welsh, what better than Welsh rarebit on top of a burger. My mother would always make us Rarebit on toast for supper. I thought the recipe needed a boost so I used whole grain mustard for my Welsh rarebit cheeseburger.
The bacon lattice on top of the burger was created because Alan hates nothing more than a cheese and bacon burger where the bacon falls out… by latticing the streaky bacon you ensure a bite of bacon with every bite of burger.