Twice Baked Cheese & Chive Breakfast Soufflés

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A Soufflé (pronounced Soo-Flay) is a baked egg-based dish which originated in early eighteenth century France, and the word soufflé is the past participle of the French verb souffler which means “to breathe” or “to puff up”, which a good soufflé will do!

Ingredients for 4 servings

60g finely grated mature Cheddar cheese
60g soft goat’s cheese, crumbled
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
225ml full fat milk
freshly grated nutmeg
4 or 5 whole black peppercorns
1 bay leaf
25g butter
25g wholemeal self-raising flour
2 large eggs, separated
extra finely grated mature Cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese (for the second baking)
extra finely chopped fresh chives (to garnish)
salt and pepper to taste

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