Starter Recipes > Three Cheese Croutes

This recipe is part of the April 2007 Recipes Menu

Starter - Three Cheese Croutes
Main Course - Civet of Venison
Dessert - Chocolate Peppermint Crisp

How to make three cheese croutes:
A gourmet version of cheese on toast!


4 thick slices of slightly stale bread
a little butter or mustard
sliced Brie
3 tablespoons fromage frais
2 tablespoons parmesan freshly grated
1 small garlic clove, crushed
salt and black pepper
black olives to garnish
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- Preheat the oven 200oC/400oF/gas mark6.
- Place the bread slices on a baking tray, and spread with either butter or mustard.
- Cut the Brie into thin slices and arrange the slices or pieces evenly on the bread.
- Mix together the fromage frais, Parmesan, garlic, and seasoning to taste.
- Spread this mixture over the Brie and the bread.
- Bake for 10–15 minutes or until golden and bubbling.
- Serve immediately, garnished with the black olives.