Bacon and Truffle Mac and Cheese
Preparation: 35 minutes / Cooking: 45 minutes / Serves 4 as a main / Suitable for Vegetarians
Oven 180˚c/ 356*F/Gas Mark 4
For the sauce:
Blanch macaroni in boiling water until nearly cooked through (still has a slight crunch).
Grill bacon until golden then cut into lardons. (strips 5mm thick and the full width of the bacon)
For the sauce. Remove skin, and half the onion put into milk with and warm the milk slowly, do not boil. 20 minutes should do.
For the roux. Melt TruffleHunter Black Truffle Butter in pan big enough to hold at least 1 litre of sauce. Add flour and cook out for two or three minutes.
Finish the sauce. Remove and discard the onion from the milk. Add the milk to the roux a little at a time all the while whisking.
Combine bacon, macaroni and cheese sauce. Place in baking dish, top with slices of TruffleHunter Fresh Truffle and the remaining cheese and bake until golden and crisp on top.