This is one of those retro recipes that delivers every single time. It’s easy to prepare, easy to cook, and will be demolished by everyone. It’s a classic for a reason!
1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
1 camembert cheese wheel, preferably one that comes in a wooden box
3 sprigs thyme
3 sprigs rosemary
1 drizzle honey, to serve
- Preheat your oven to 180°C. Thinly slice the garlic cloves, making sure they are not too thin as they need to be able to be wedged into the cheese.
- If your camembert cheese comes in a little wooden box, bake it in that, but remove any other packaging. If not, place the cheese onto a good-sized piece of baking paper that you will be able to tie in the middle and cover the cheese
- Using a small, sharp knife, make some slits in the top of the cheese. Place the garlic slices and sprigs of rosemary and thyme in the slits. You can place them separately or wedge them all in together.
- Bring the pieces of baking paper up around the cheese and tie off with some string like you would a pudding.
- Replace the lid on the cheese box, or place onto a baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes or until soft.
- Unwrap that parcel of goodness, drizzle over a little honey and just go for it. It won't be pretty, but it sure will taste great.
- Serve on a platter or plate with some good quality crackers, a loaf of bread, or a baguette.