Woodside Cheese Wrights

Artisan Cheesemaker South Australia

Toasted Garlic Baguette with Baked Chevre « Return to recipes index

Photography by David Solm, Adelaide Magazine

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You will need:
  • 1 Artisan baguette, cut in half lengthwise.
  • Coriole extra virgin olive oil.
  • 250g Woodside Cheese Wrights goat milk chevre.
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed.
  • Cracked black pepper.
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced.
  • 1 tbsp Australian Caper Company baby capers.
  • 1 whole peeled garlic clove.
  • For filling: 1 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped finely. Extra olive oil, chopped oregano & fresh chillies.
How to create:

Serves: 4.

Baguette: Preheat oven to 220°C. Turn heat down to 200°C then place baguette in oven until it is toasted - it should be golden and slightly crispy.

Topping: It is best if you have an oven proof skillet, but otherwise use a pan. Drizzle a small amount of olive oil in the base of the skillet or pan. Cut the chevre into bite size cubes then place in the pan with the crushed garlic clove & cracked black pepper to your taste, half of the sliced chilli & capers. Place skillet in the oven until cheese starts to form bubbles.

To assemble: When the baguette is lightly toasted, rub it with the whole garlic clove. Then carefully remove chevre from oven & spread hot chevre mixture onto baguette. Season with fresh oregano & remaining sliced chilli, & drizzle with a little more olive oil before serving on a large bread board where your guests can slice & enjoy this fragrant cheese dish which works brilliantly with a glass of chilled Champagne - delicious.