Apple & Gouda Salad
21
Aug

Apple & Gouda Salad

Directions In a small pan, toast the nuts, over medium heat, stirring frequently. Cook until they smell toasted. Place the greens in a large bowl. Top with sliced apples, Gouda cheese and toasted nuts. To make the vinaigrette, whisk together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey and mustard. Season...
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10
May

Brie & Spinach Quiche

Method Preheat the oven to 200°C and grease a 25cm fluted round tin or ovenproof dish. In a large mixing bowl, place the flour, salt and butter and rub the butter into the flour until totally integrated and like breadcrumbs. Mix in one third of the onion chutney into the...
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05
Mar

Chicken & Butternut Pasta Bake

Directions Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Place butternut on prepared tray. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Roast for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and tender. Set aside. Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large...
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23
Jan

Savoury Koeksisters with Cheese Sauce

Directions Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl and make a well in the centre. Pour in the water, then whisk gently using a balloon whisk to avoid lumps. When all the water is incorporated beat well until smooth. Transfer to a saucepan and cook over a...
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12
Sep

Baby Marrow & Cheese Tarts

Directions For the pastry, combine the flour and salt in a large bowl. With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in the butter, until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the water, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with a fork, just until the mixture begins to hold together....
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23
Nov

Cheese & Vegetable Bake

Directions Heat oven to 200°C. In a shallow pan, mix together the garlic and 4 tbsps of the olive oil. Cook over a high heat for 3 mins, tip in the tomatoes, then simmer for 8 minutes, stirring every now and then. Stir in the tomato purée. Meanwhile, heat a...
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23
Nov

Pistachio Cheeseball Bites

Directions Mix the pistachios, cranberries and parsley on a shallow dish and set aside. In a food processor, add the feta, cream cheese, gouda and honey. Pulse until well combined. Use your hands to form tablespoon size balls and roll in the cranberry/pistachio mixture. Place on wax paper and repeat...
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23
Nov

Cheese Fondue

Directions In a small bowl, coat the cheeses with cornstarch and set aside. Rub the inside of a ceramic fondue pot with the garlic, then discard. Over medium heat, add the wine and lemon juice and bring to a gentle simmer. Gradually stir the cheese into the simmering liquid. Melting...
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16
Mar

Greek Feta Cheese Triangles (Tiropitakia)

Method For the beginners at working with phyllo, check the handling tips before starting. To prepare the tiropitakia, start by preparing the filling. Crush the feta cheese into a large bowl and add the grated cheese, the egg, a splash of milk, and season with freshly ground pepper. Mix well...
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25
Nov

The Cheeseman Christmas Tree

Directions To make a guideline for your cheese tree, put together two wooden spoons together to form a narrow triangle. Start from the top of the triangle and place layers of the cheeses, grapes, cherries and olives, in any order you choose, until you get to the bottom of the...
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