Creamy leek and cheddar bake




  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. Heat the butter in a small saucepan and sauté the leeks for 3-4 minutes, or until soft.

  3. Add the cayenne pepper and double cream and simmer for 3-4 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper and spoon into a small ovenproof dish.

  4. Sprinkle over the grated cheese, then transfer to the oven and bake for five minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden. Serve immediately.