GT party hamper

Our first-ever Christmas hamper is available for ordering now. Here's how to get yours.

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Hugh’s cheese on toast

You'll need

250 gm caster sugar 8 dried figs 1 loaf walnut sourdough, cut into 1.5cm thick slices and toasted To serve: fig conserve (see note) 8 slices (about 100gm each) Heidi Raclette 32 walnut halves To serve: chestnut flower honey


  • 01
  • Combine sugar and 2 cups of water in a saucepan over medium heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil and add figs. Remove from heat and stand for at least 1 hour to macerate.
  • 02
  • Preheat grill to highest setting. Top each slice of walnut toast with a slice of Raclette, place under grill and cook for 3 minutes or until cheese melts and becomes golden. Top with fig conserve, figs and walnuts, drizzle with honey and serve immediately.
Note Good-quality fig conserve is available from Simon Johnson or other specialty stores.

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people

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