Cheese With Herbs

This is a simple recipe for soft cheese. Soft cheeses include full fat and low fat soft fresh cheeses. You’ll need:

  • Portions of fresh, chopped Chervil, Parsley, Chives and Tarragon
  • Soft cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Paprika

Mix all the above ingredients and chill. This can be served on its own, with fresh bread or as a topping for baked jacketed potatoes.

In the Indian context w.r.t. availability of ingredients, we can translate the recipe as:

  • A tub of Cheese spread (preferably plain)
  • Fresh coriander, chopped fine
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Finely chopped onions

Mix ’em all and chill. Can be used as a filling for paranthas or on whole grain toast. Serve as is, or spread on bread and pop into the oven. Variations:

  • Crumble some paneer into it and mix
  • Dash of Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce.
  • A teaspoon of finely chopped green chillies
  • Mix in some coarsely chopped, dry roasted garlic

– Sid

Sid Khullar

Sid Khullar is the founder of Chef at Large, a blog that began in 2007. He enjoys cooking, writing, travelling and technology in addition to being a practising Freemason. Health and wellness is a particularly passionate focus. Sid prefers the company of food and animals to most humans, and can be reached at sid.khullar@chefatlarge.in.