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Recipe Category: Starters » Snacks » Cheese Platters

Thyme Baked Camembert with Quince Onion Jam

Hot and oozy camembert paired with a fruity onion jam.

Serves: 4-6
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 onions, finely sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 100g quince paste
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • fresh thyme
  • 200g wheel camembert
  • crusty bread, for serving
Method

Heat oil and sauté onions and salt over low heat for 15 minutes until soft and caramelized. Stir in quince paste until melted. Add vinegar and 1 teaspoon chopped thyme. Spoon into a small round ovenproof serving dish. Place the Camembert in the centre of the jam, top with sprigs of thyme and bake at 180°C for 10 minutes until camembert has softened and warmed through. Serve immediately with crusty bread.

Tips

To make a Fig and Pear Jam – substitute grated pears for the onion and fig paste for the quince paste.

Brie can also be used in place of Camembert.

Author: Naomi Crisante
Stylist: Naomi Crisante
Photographer: Louis Petruccelli
Date Created: 03/05/2015

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