La Villa delle Sorelle

Turnips baked in cheese

from the book "Eating Shakespeare"
Prepared by Gwenhwyfar Dinas Emrys
Served at the Herne the Hunter
December 2004

6 turnips
olive oil
2 oz grated cheddar
cup brown sugar
2 tbsp melted butter
cup bread crumbs
parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat the oven to 325. Wash turnips and place in a roasting pan coated with olive oil. Roast until tender (about 45 min). peel turnips and slice thinly. Butter a small casserole dish and fill with alternating layers of turnip, 1 tsp brown sugar sprinkled over the turnip and cheddar. mix together the melted butter, bread crumbs, parmesan, salt and pepper and sprinkle over the top of the casserole. Bake for 15 minutes in the oven.

Serves 18

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