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Filo baked camembert with honeyed pecans

  • Serves 4

Lovely gooey Camembert, perfect for dipping bread and veggie croutons.

Filo Camembert

Recipe courtesy of Le Rustique Camembert / Alex Head at Social Pantry

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Ingredients

  • Camembert 250g, we used Le Rustique
  • Pecans 25g
  • Honey 1 tbsp
  • Salted butter 2 tbps
  • Filo pastry 4 sheets
  • Thyme 1 tbsp, chopped
  • Rosemary 1 tbsp, chopped

Method

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 160°C/ 140°C Fan/Gas Mark 3.

  • Step 2

    In a bowl mix the nuts and honey, place on a baking tray and bake at 160 degrees for 5 – 10 minutes. When cool break into chunks.

  • Step 3

    Turn the oven up to 180°C/ 160°C fan/Gas Mark 4.

  • Step 4

    Melt the butter. Lay all 4 filo sheets on a baking tray and butter each layer.

  • Step 5

    Slice the top off the Le Rustique Camembert and place in the middle of the filo.

  • Step 6

    Sprinkle over the herbs and a few of the pecans.

  • Step 7

    Wrap the Le Rustique Camembert in the pastry to make a parcel and brush the outside of the pastry.

  • Step 8

    Cook for 20 minutes just before you are ready to enjoy.

  • Step 9

    Place on a plate, sprinkle with the pecans and enjoy warm with vegetable or bread croutons.

    For a finishing touch, garnish with endive, rocket and chicory leaves and olive oil.

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