Chefs' Recipes

Hugh’s cheese on toast

A recipe from Australian Gourmet Traveller for Heidi Raclette cheese on walnut toast with figs, nuts and honey.
Hugh’s cheese on toast

Hugh’s cheese on toast

Ben Dearnley




1.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.
2.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.


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