Exmoor Blue cheese is a hard cheese that has been granted Protected Geographical Indication status due to its unique flavor and local production methods. This delicious cheese is the star of many delicious dishes, here are five you must try!
1. Exmoor Blue Quiche: a savory quiche that uses Exmoor Blue as the main ingredient. To make this dish, you’ll need eggs, crème fraîche, and some chopped onion for flavor. Stir together your filling ingredients, pour into a pastry shell, then top with grated Exmoor Blue before baking in the oven.
2. Exmoor Blue Fondue: a cozy comfort food perfect for cold winter nights. To make this dish, you’ll melt equal parts of Exmoor Blue and Swiss cheese in white wine or beer with some garlic and nutmeg. Serve with cubes of bread, apples, and sliced vegetables for dipping.
3. Exmoor Blue Stuffed Mushrooms: a flavorful appetizer that is sure to please your guests. To make these, stuff mushrooms with a mixture of crumbled Exmoor Blue, chopped parsley, garlic, and onion. Bake in the oven until the cheese is melted and golden brown on top.
4. Exmoor Blue Macaroni and Cheese: a classic favorite made even better with the addition of Exmoor Blue. To make this dish you’ll need macaroni, cream, butter, milk, and grated Exmoor Blue cheese. Cook your macaroni al dente then combine all ingredients in an oven-safe dish before baking until golden and bubbly.
5. Exmoor Blue Salad: a light and refreshing salad that makes for a great lunch or side dish. In a large bowl, combine mixed greens, diced apples, crumbled walnuts, and chopped red onion. For the dressing mix together olive oil, white wine vinegar and some grated Exmoor Blue. Toss together and enjoy!