Recipe of the Month - October 2010
Exmoor Applewood Cheese, Ham and Pear Stuffed Filo Parcels.
2 x Pears (Williams work well)
200g Smoked Applewood cheese
150g Thick ham cut into small cubes
Pack of Filo Pastry
25g melted butter
1: Cut the pears into small cubes, Grate the cheese and combine with the ham. Add a little cracked black pepper and a drop of olive oil depending on taste.
2: Lay out 4 sheets of pastry and generously cover with melted butter (this will help it to go crispy) lay another sheet on top of that.
3: Put a quarter of the mixture in the middle of the pastry, fold in two opposite corners so that they overlap a little then fold in the remaining points.
4: Put on a grease proof paper lined baking sheet so that the folds are on the bottom, butter the tops.
5: Bake in a hot oven 220c for 10-12 mins
6: Serve on a bed of your favourite salad leaves with a drop of simple vinegarette.