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Shiitake Mushroom Tagliatelle

This is a comfort food meal, make no mistake. Rich, velvety, cheesy sauce with fresh pasta and posh mushrooms, pretty much my idea of heaven, and weekend indulgence in a nutshell. Although, before you give up hope entirely on the nutritional value of this meal, you should know that World’s Healthiest Foods have bigged up Shiitake mushrooms for being a good source of iron and a cheerleader for the immune system. Serves 3 375g fresh tagliatelle 25g butter 25g flour 300ml milk 125g cheddar, grated (stronger the better) 450g shiitake mushrooms (or any other of your choice, but make them posh or you’ll negate the whole notion of weekend indulgence and I’ll be disappointed in you) 2 cloves garlic  A quick note on the ingredients – I tried this recipe out for the first time today using 200g mushrooms, there were nowhere near enough so I double-and-a-half-ed the amount advised. I come from a garlic-obsessed little family so it may be that two cloves are one too many for you. Roughly chop your mushrooms, imagine you’re …