This dish gained a bad reputation during the Seventies and Eighties because it was often cooked so badly – drowned in an overpowering sea of rich, cheesy sauce. If it’s made with a just a little sauce that’s been carefully flavoured with small amounts of mustard, tarragon and Gruyère, it’s still one of the best hot lobster dishes there is.

This dish gained a bad reputation during the Seventies and Eighties because it was often cooked so badly – drowned in an overpowering sea of rich, cheesy sauce. If it’s made with a just a little sauce that’s been carefully flavoured with small amounts of mustard, tarragon and Gruyère, it’s still one of the best hot lobster dishes there is.

Julia Child's Lobster Thermidor - I made this for Valentines Day 2012 and added scallops and shrimp. I still haven't stopped thinking about it.

Julia Child's Lobster Thermidor - I made this for Valentines Day 2012 and added scallops and shrimp. I still haven't stopped thinking about it.

Lobster Thermidor: http://www.braxtedparkcookery.co.uk/cookery-school-course-list.cfm?id=123

Lobster Thermidor: http://www.braxtedparkcookery.co.uk/cookery-school-course-list.cfm?id=123

Impress your loved one with our deliciously indulgent recipe for Lobster Thermidor served with a bubbling cheese topping.

Impress your loved one with our deliciously indulgent recipe for Lobster Thermidor served with a bubbling cheese topping.

The second lobster dish that I cooked this week was Lobster Thermidor. This recipe took a bit longer than the Butter Poached Lobster & Shrimp recipe. I added shrimp to this recipe as well to ad...

The second lobster dish that I cooked this week was Lobster Thermidor. This recipe took a bit longer than the Butter Poached Lobster & Shrimp recipe. I added shrimp to this recipe as well to ad...

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