8 ozs macaroni
1 2/3 cups, measured in a 2 cup glass liquid measure. Note that this measure will only work for macaroni and probably not a larger pasta shape. Weighing is recommended.
3 cups whole milk
whole* milk, 3% *recommend, here, if you can
7 ozs aged cheddar cheese
a really good, really, broken or chopped into small chunks, I used British Coastal Cheddar
3 ozs orange
another variety, or white old, sharp cheddar, grated, I used MacLarenâ€™s Imperial Sharp Cold Pack Cheddar â€“ Youâ€™ll need about 1/4 of the container for 2.5 oz