Yields 300
The saltiness and tang of this cheese make this a great accompaniment for steaks and burgers.

INGREDIENTS

  • 150g/5 1/2 oz Barkham Blue, crumbled
  • 150g/5 1/2 oz unsalted butter, diced then softened to room temperature
  • 2 tbsp snipped chives
  • freshly ground black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Beat all the ingredients together until fairly smooth and use straight away.
  2. Alternatively, transfer to a sheet of clingfilm or kitchen foil and roll into a
  3. log about 3cm in diameter, then refrigerate or freeze until required.
  4. Keeps for a week in the fridge, or three months in the freezer.

I’m a great fan of Barkham Blue cheese which regularly appears on the menus at my two local restaurants The Greyhound near Henley on Thames, and Windsor Grill. A rich, blue cheese which is traditionally made – and one which is so versatile. I do care Two Hoots about my cheese. Delighted to give you two recipes to enjoy. Antony Worrall Thompson MOGB awtrestaurants.com awtonline.co.uk

Antony Worrall Thompson MOGB

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