Italian Cheese Log | The Gift Of Oil
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Italian Cheese Log

Ready In 20 mins

Serves 10-15

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Ingredients

500g cream cheese , softened

1 tsp Italian Seasoning

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp chilli flakes (adjust to taste)

100g cheddar or gruyere cheese, finely and freshly grated

280g roasted peppers, drained and finely chopped

3 gherkins, finely chopped (optional)

150g pitted olives , finely chopped

3 spring onions, finely sliced

40g parmesan cheese, finely grated 

Sea salt & black pepper, to taste

1 tbsp Rosemary & Garlic Infused Olive Oil and extra for drizzling

Topping:

220g sun dried tomato strips, roughly chopped

Handful flat leaf parsley , finely chopped (or chives)

Rosemary sprigs (decoration)

Chilli Infused Balsamic (hot), for drizzling

Crackers or crusty bread, for serving

Method

Carefully line a loaf tin with cling film leaving some
overhang to fold over later.
Mix prepared Cheese Log ingredients together. Taste and adjust salt if needed
(bear in mind saltiness of crackers you are serving with)
Scrape into loaf tin and level surface, pressing to remove air pockets.
Cover with cling film overhang and refrigerate for 4 hours+ (up to 1 week).
Turn out onto platter, peel off cling wrap.
Top with chopped sun dried tomatoes and an extra drizzle
of Rosemary & Garlic Infused Olive Oil.
Garnish with parsley, chives and rosemary sprigs to give it a festive look.
Serve with crackers or crusty bread and a generous drizzle of
traditional Reserve Balsamic or our Chilli Infused Balsamic (hot)!
Best to serve closer to room temp than fridge cold.

Enjoy!

Products

Chilli Infused Balsamic (hot)

Made from our thicker Reserve balsamic

From £12.85

Rosemary & Garlic Infused Olive Oil

From £7.85

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