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Baked Filo Pastry Goat’s Cheese Parcels with Damson Chutney

Baked Filo Pastry Goat's cheese parcels with Hawkshead Relish Damson Chutney

Serves 4 as a starter

Ingredients

  • 3 full sheets filo pastry
  • 50g / 2 oz melted butter
  • Olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh chopped thyme
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 150g/6oz goats' cheese cut into 1cm/in cubes
  • 100g / 4oz Hawkshead Relish Damson Chutney

Preparation method

Pre-Heat oven to 180 C / gas 6.

Lay the filo sheets out and brush with the butter, continue laying them on top of each other brushing each layer with butter, cut into 4 equal sized squares.

Place the cheese, herbs and oil and seasoning in a bowl and mix together.

Divide the mixture between the centres of the squares.

Neatly sit a spoonful of the chutney on top of the cheese.

Pull up and together the corners of pastry press and twist to form a secure and neat sealed parcel.

Lightly press together the edges of the pastry.

Sit the parcels on a non-stick tray and brush with oil, sit in the fridge for 10 minutes to rest.

Bake in the oven for 8/10 minutes until crisp and golden.

Serve on a round base of thinly sliced seasoned tomatoes drizzled with olive oil.

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