You're fed up with stew, you can't fit another pancake in you and you've sworn off chocolate for left. What comfort remains out their for the weather-beaten, sniffling and exhausted among us? 


The ultimate comfort food and a delightfully versatile ingredient, cheese is one of those foods you can stretch in endless ways (excuse the pun). Whether you like it ooey gooey, fried to a crisp or simply layered in as many ways as possible, we have you covered.

Whether you're a true blue fan or fond of feta, here are the recipes to try this weekend. 

1. Shane Smith's Smoked Bacon & Mustard Mac & Cheese

2. Donal Skehan's Baked Gnocchi

3. Croque Monsieur with Carrot and Beetroot Salad

4. Goats Cheese, Red Onion and Thyme Quiche

5. Cheesy Stuffed Sweet Peppers

6. Warm New Potato, Chorizo & Goat's Cheese Salad

7. Sourdough Tartine with Blue Cheese and Roasted Honey Figs

8. Cottage Pie with Melted Cheddar Mash

9. Bacon & Cheese Soda Bread

10. Tagliatelle with Creamy Blue Cheese Sauce

11. Rachel Allen's Ballymaloe Cheese Fondue

12. Whipped Feta & Toasts