ULTIMATE Four Cheese Mac ‘n’ Cheese

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I know, I know, my last mac ‘n’ cheese is also amazing. This doesn’t replace it, oh no. This is just another step further into luxury land. It’s one of those recipes that’s for either a really, really good day… or a really, really bad one! This is the daddy of all mac ‘n’ cheeses.

It’s basically carbs and cheese, so probably not for a diet day, but very much something that you have to try!

Like all good homemade recipes the quantities are very much as I discovered them, so you can modify the cheese or the quantities to your taste.

You’ll need:

A handful of good quality big fat penne pasta per person plus throw in a bit more!
1 ball of mozzarella cheese
200g Gruyère cheese (ish)
200g Ricotta
A small glass of white wine
A good crunch of black pepper
Some Parmesan to serve

Boil your kettle and get your pasta cooking!

Grate your mozzarella and Gruyère. In another pan throw in all the cheese and the wine, making sure you’re carefully giving it a stir every once in a while.

It should take a similar amount of time to the pasta. It’ll go nice and stringy and will become a thick sauce as all that cheesey gooeyness melts. Oh yum.

Drain your pasta and make sure to keep back a few tablespoons of the pasta water. Pop the water into the cheese and give it a good crunch of pepper.

Pour your pasta into the cheese and give it a really good stir to make sure that the pasta is completely covered in the cheese sauce.

Serve into big bowls and top it off by grating some Parmesan on the top.

I felt the need to serve this with a side salad to make me feel at least a little healthy but that is, of course, very much optional!

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  • Oh boy. OH BOY. I need this in my life. NEEEED. This is time-of-the-month comfort food fo' sho' xx

    Little Miss Katy | UK Lifestyle Blog

  • It's makes such great comfort food! xx

  • I didn't used to like pasta but in the last week I've just started exploring / eating it and much of that focusses around piling with cheese – will have to give this a try!
    And PS thank you for the lovely blog comment, I have my post on The Witchery coming up next week!

    Victoria xFlorenceandMary.com

  • I don't eat much pasta but I always make an exception for mac n cheese!

    Pleasure – can't wait to read it 🙂 xx

  • Delicious! Another one I'm going to have to try.

    I've nominated you for a Liebster Award 🙂 Check out my post: http://www.followyoursunshine.me/2015/03/the-liebster-award.html

    Polly xx

  • Yes you do!

    Ahhh amazing! Will check this out now 🙂 thanks love! Brightened my day right up!

    Lauren xx

  • Coco Cami

    This looks amazing, thanks for sharing 🙂

    Camille xo


  • Thanks! xx

  • Ruby



  • It's so good Ruby! Really recommend it!

    PS the blog of mine that you followed on WordPress is an old blog of mine! To follow this one either follow me on Bloglovin or sign up by email – both are options on the right hand column on my blog! XX

  • Charlotte

    Wow, Mac and Cheese is one of my favourite meals, I never thought to venture out into the world of cheese beyond cheddar with it though haha! Definitely worth a try 🙂 xx

  • Ohhhhh I highly recommend branching out – this recipe is dangerously good! X

  • Wow! Could literally lick my screen right now!


  • Haha, I don't blame you! x