Preparation / Directions:
Preheat a Belgian or standard waffle iron. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F to keep waffles warm before serving. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a mixing bowl. In another bowl, combine egg yolks, melted and cooled butter and milk. Stir liquid and dry ingredients together; add cheese. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into batter until barely blended.
Spoon batter into waffle iron, covering about two-thirds of the grid surface. Cook according to manufacturer's instructions. Place waffles into heated oven, uncovered, until ready to serve. Makes 4 servings.
SAVORY SYRUP Place ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Stir and heat until boiling. Lower heat and simmer about 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf and pour syrup over waffle