Baked Vacherin with Thyme and Garlic

James Tanner bakes Vacherin Mont D'Or in its box and makes a melting fondue, flavoured with garlic and thyme
By James Tanner
Baked Vacherin with Thyme and Garlic
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

Main

  • 500 g vacherin, ideally Vacherin Mont D'Or cheese
  • 2 sprig thyme
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced

Method

1. Take the whole cheese and make tiny indentations in it with the blade of a small sharp knife. Push the sprigs of thyme and garlic slices into the cheese. Replace the lid.

2. Set the oven to 180°C/gas 4. Wrap the cheese in aluminium foil and bake, on the middle shelf, for about 20-25 minutes. Remove the foil and its lid and serve warm, surrounded by cooked potatoes or crusty bread.

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