Gourmet Fast app

Get our Gourmet Fast app and you can download 140 recipes for your iPhone.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to the print version this month via auto-renewal and you’ll pay only $6 for your first three issues.

Gourmet on your iPad

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

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

Method

  • 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
Win
dinner for two at 360 Bar & Dining!

To celebrate their Christmas in July festival, Westfield Sydney is bringing you a breathtaking dining experience - dinner for two at 360 Bar and Dining.

Read More
Win
a kitchen prize pack!

Win one of 2 ultimate kitchen prize packs from Blanco featuring a high performance dishwasher, stylish state-of-the-art oven, innovative cooktop and slide out range hood.

Read More
Gourmet TV

Check out our YouTube channel for our latest cover recipes, chef cooking demos, interviews and more.

Watch Now

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people

You might also like...

Easy summer recipes

recipes

Nonna Lidia’s Christmas baccala, green olive and chilli salad

Summer seafood recipes

recipes

Christmas pudding ice-cream

Summer salad recipes

recipes

Raspberry and Mint Mojito

Quick summer recipes

recipes

Neil Perry: Prawn cocktail

Christmas classic recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Blueberry vanilla tart

Adriano Zumbo's Christmas recipes

recipes

Barbecue trout bundles with prosciutto and button mushrooms

Holiday entertaining recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Homemade lemonade

David Thompson's Thai recipes

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

×