Marinated Figs with Brie and New Cheese at Janssens Market
Hudson Red is a washed rind cheese produced in the beautiful Hudson Valley in New York state. Made from raw Jersey’s cow’s milk, Hudson Red is washed in a salt brine which gives it its distinctive orange and sticky rind. The texture is creamy and semi-soft. It’s flavors are rich and savory with toasty notes. Hudson Red pair’s well with a good Belgian ale or a Riesling wine.
Marinated Figs with Brie
6 figs, halved
1 cup mint leaves
1 tablespoon white balsamic or white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
sea salt and cracked pepper
200g brie or camembert*
honey and store-bought crispy flatbread, to serve
Place figs, mint, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl and toss to combine. Top the cheese with fig mixture, drizzel with honey and serve with flatbread.
* When serving cheese, ensure it’s at room temperature to allow the flavour and texture of the cheese to shine.
source: Donna Hay