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Whole Baked Camembert with Mixed Salad & Walnuts

This is a wonderful sharing dish and the toasted walnuts and rocket are a perfect foil to the soft gooey cheese. The Inspiration for this dish is from Honfleur in France where they often serve a green salad and walnuts with the cheese course.

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ingredients

1 round camembert in the box
50g walnuts
1 Bag fresh & naked Wild Rocket, washed and dried

Dressing

½ teaspoon mustard
½ tablespoon wine or cider vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil

You’ll also need some Greaseproof paper.

method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200c / 400f / gas mark 6.
  2. Remove the packaging from the camembert and with a long sharp knife slice away the top white skin of the cheese.
  3. Place the camembert on a 25 cm square of grease proof paper, wrap it up around the cheese and twist the paper together to form a parcel.
  4. Return the wrapped cheese to the box and place on a baking tray, with the walnuts beside it.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes or until the nuts are brown and toasted.
  6. Place all the dressing ingredients in a jam jar, pop the lid on,  and shake well
  7. Remove from the oven and place the box on a serving platter open up the paper sprinkle over the rocket and walnuts and pour on the dressing.
  8. Serve with plenty of crusty bread or celery sticks.
Baked Camembert cheese with walnuts and mixed salad