I use fresh pasta sheets (San Remo) and I dip each in water before layering.
Start with a few tablespoons of sauce on the bottom, sheet of pasta to fir base of dish, more meat, bechamel, sprinkle of grated cheddar and repeat - I think I had 4 layers of pasta sheets. Finish with bechamel and sprinkle of cheese.
Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour at 180c until bubbling and golden.
Serve with a green salad and garlic bread. Enjoy this winter warmer!
Cheers - Joolz xx