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Gourmet Cherry Chili Baked Brie Recipe

Mmmm, my mouth is watering already. Camembert with a gourmet glaze is such a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for celebrating the weekend or your next dinner party. The combination of the creamy Camembert cheese with the flavourful glaze creates a savoury and satisfying taste experience. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or simply treating yourself, this dish is sure to impress. Ready? Let's cook it together!

Gourmet Cherry Chili Baked Brie Recipe  |  Recipe by Eat Nourish Glow
Gourmet Cherry Chili Baked Brie Recipe | Recipe by Eat Nourish Glow

Brie, the creamy, indulgent cheese that melts in your mouth. With its soft, velvety texture and rich, buttery flavor, it's no wonder brie is a favorite among cheese lovers. Whether you enjoy it on its own or paired with biscuits, gourmet fruits, or a glass of wine, brie is the perfect addition to any charcuterie board or cheese platter. Its versatility makes it a go-to choice for both casual gatherings and elegant occasions. So go ahead, treat yourself to a slice of brie and elevate your culinary experience. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you.


On a budget? Your basic brie is an affordable treat for most budgets. You can find several varieties from Double Cream, Triple Cream, Camembert to many fancy gourmet preparations and varieties. The cost ranges from from $3-6 for your supermarket brie to much higher if you purchase from a cheesery or gourmet vendor. The good news, is that can make your own fancy version right at home, and for mere pennies.



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Gourmet Cherry Chili Baked Brie Recipe  |  Recipe by Eat Nourish Glow
Gourmet Cherry Chili Baked Brie Recipe | Recipe by Eat Nourish Glow

The Different Types Of Brie Cheese


The main difference between varieties is related to fat content and the cheese's texture. Double-cream brie is the most common, and is usually made with 60 to 75% milkfat. Triple-cream combines cream to the cheese for a more soft, richer texture. Triple-cream cheese contains more than 75% butterfat and is by far the creamiest. The extra cream brie cheeses have a delicious, buttery flavour than compared to regular brie cheese.


Gourmet Variations


As good as brie is on its own, you can flavour the cheese a number of ways to add little spice, sweetness or a herbal twist to your party plate:


  • Add sweetness: a drizzle or side of sweet tasting fig or raspberry jam, a dollop of Cherry preserves, or apricot chutney all make for a delicious treat.

  • Add herbs: many people love a touch of sweetness, but if you prefer savoury, try a drizzle of olive oil with herbs like basil, chives, rosemary, or thyme. Sprinkle them over the cheese, add them into a spread, or even use them in a marinade before serving.

  • Add honey glaze: drizzling honey over brie enhances its creamy flavour with a touch of sweetness.

  • Add nuts: Nuts like walnuts, pecans, and almonds add a nice crunch and earthy flavor to brie. They also provide a contrasting texture.

  • Shhh... add wine: of course, brie pairs well with a variety of wines, including white wines like Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Champagne. The acidity of the wine cuts through the richness of the cheese.


Now if you are salivating at all the delicious ways to enjoy this soft cheese, save this post and skip on down to the shops to get what you need to my favourite way to prepare gourmet brie.


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Gourmet Cherry Chili Baked Brie Recipe

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Gourmet Cherry Chili Baked Brie Recipe | Recipe by Eat Nourish Glow

This recipe is one of my absolute favourite ways to share a gourmet cheese dish for entertaining, and it is always a huge hit. The cherries add a little something different with a subtle sweet flavour that marries so well with the spice of the chili. Let's get baking!


RECIPE INGREDIENTS

  • 1 wheel of Camembert brie cheese

  • 1/2 cup cherries, fresh or frozen

  • 2-3 Cayenne chili capsicums, finely chopped

  • 1/3 cup water, filtered

  • 1 tbsp corn starch

  • 1 tsp stevia granules or 2 tsp maple syrup

  • 1 tsp ginger, minced or fresh

  • 1 tsp garlic mince, fine

  • 1 pinch salt & pepper to taste


Method


In a sauce pan, add the cherries, sweetener, chili, sweetener, garlic and ginger. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Let simmer, stirring constantly until the cherries begin to breakdown. Add more water (just enough to cover) as needed to aid this process.


When the cherry mixture has formed a jam-like texture, scoop a spoonful or two into a side dish and whisk to combine with the corn starch. Add the mixture back to the pan and simmer until the starch mix begins to thicken. Pull off the heat to let cool while you prepare the cheese.


OPTION 1:

In a small baking dish, add the Camembert cheese wheel and bake at 180c for 8-10 minutes. You can tell the insides have melted by lightly pressing the top. If it feels firm, it may need a few minutes longer. If it feels soft inside, the cheese is ready. To serve, present right in the dish with generous drizzle the cherry chili sauce over top. Best served with a dry, crisp bread or gourmet biscuits.


OPTION 2:

In a small baking dish, add the Camembert cheese wheel to the centre. Pour a good portion of the cherry chili sauce over top, and bake at 180c for 8-10 minutes. Keep an eye on the top as some ovens burn hotter than others.



Batch Cook & Meal Prep


Yes, you can easily meal prep the chili sauce and store it in a sealed jar if kept in the fridge. Use a proper jam or preserves jar that is sterile and has an air-tight lid for freshness. Will keep for up to 4 weeks and can be used as a dipping sauce for spring rolls and hors d'oeuvres, or as a sweet and spicy drizzle wherever you want a little sweet and spice.


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Emma Lisa xx

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2023年11月18日
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So good! That cherry chili, OMG in love! Now I want it on everything, used it as a dipping sauce for summer rolls today. So damn tasty!

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2023年12月20日