Baked Cheese with Crostini & Potato and Apple Rosti

A delicious starter for a weekend dinner party!


  • soft cheese such as st. killian's
  • 100 g raisins
  • 100 g butter
  • 50 g sugar
  • 50 g vinegar
  • 1 diced apple
  • for the apple and potato rosti with black pudding:
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 apple
  • a few slices of black pudding
  • 50 g flour
  • 50 g butter
  • 200 ml milk
  • 1 tblsp mustard


  1. Buy a nice soft cheese, we used St. Killian’s cheese for today’s recipe but any soft cheese will do.
  2. Place the cheese in a ramekin or oven proof dish and place in the oven at 180 degrees for 15 – 20 minutes depending on your oven, until it is warm and gooey.
  3. Melt the butter in a pot and add the raisins, sugar and vinegar.
  4. Add the apple slices and allow to cook for 10 – 15 minutes until soft.
  5. Serve warm or cold.
  6. Cut a loaf of bread into slices and spread a little olive oil and sea salt on top.
  7. Cook in the oven for 10 minutes at 180 degrees
  8. Now pop some chutney on top of your cheese and dunk in your crostini!
  9. For the Apple and Potato Rosti with Black Pudding:
  10. Grate the apple and potatoes, squeeze them together in your hand getting rid of the excess water.
  11. Spread on to a non stick pan and season with salt and papper.
  12. Cook for 5 minutes on each side until golden brown
  13. Heat the sliced black pudding in the oven for 5 minutes at 180 degrees.
  14. For the Mustard dressing: Put the flour, butter, milk and mustard into a pot and heat up, that’s it!



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