Camembert Baked in the Box With Garlic

"I got this recipe from a Nigel Slater cook book but when I made it I altered it to include chopped garlic as I think it makes it nicer. Really nice although Camembert can be a bit smelly!"
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  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas 6.
  • Please note; The Camembert must be whole and in it's wooden box.
  • Chop the garlic very finely.
  • Remove the cheese from it's box - take off the wrapping then put the cheese back in the box.
  • Make about 6 tiny holes in the top rind of the cheese and drizzle the wine into them.
  • Sprinkle the garlic on top.
  • Put the lid back on the box and bake in the oven for about 25 to 30 minutes, until hot and bubbling.
  • Serve the melted cheese in it's box, dipping in some gherkins or just some nice fresh crusty bread.

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  1. rosslare
    Way to go!
  2. LAURIE W.
    Very Nice. I would have never thought of cooking it in the box. I make a similar recipe. Instead of garlic on top I spread Pesto Sauce on it. Give it a try. It's yummy too.
  3. flat footed fairy.
    wonderful way to have camembert. it's almost like cheese fondue. thank you for sharing.
  4. Atiekay
    This stuff is absolutely amazing. I don't think I'll ever try camembert any other way. YUM.
  5. Sarah_Jayne
    I an so stuffed from feasting on this that it is amazing I can actually mange to type this review. My supermarket threw in a box of Camembert with my grocery delivery this week as a holiday gift. I had never cooked with one before but decided tonight was the night and this was the recipe. I was right! This was very easy to put together and went beautifully with a plate of continental meats and bread. Fondue in a box :)


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