Goats Cheese with Red Onion and Chilli Marmalade

Oooh yummy yum yum - I love goats cheese! I made a red onion and chilli marmalade to serve with it which turned out to be really good.



This makes a really nice starter and would be great at Christmas. It's also very easy to make too.

To serve 2 you will need:
1 glug of olive oil
2 red onions - sliced thinly
half of a medium heat red chilli - chopped finely and seeds removed
1 star anise
2 tablespoons of brown sugar
1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar
100ml of red wine

2 rounds of goats cheese

Heat the oil in a medium sized saucepan and add the onion and the chilli.
Cook for about 10 to 15 minutes over a low heat. You don't want the onions to brown very much.

Now add the star anise, sugar and red wine vinegar. Cook for a bit and then add the red wine.
Cook over a low heat for a good while (30 minutes plus) until you're happy with the consistency and it is all nice and glossy. Remove the star anise before serving.

I served mine with the goats cheese while it was still warm.

Pop two rounds of goats cheese under the grill for about 5 minutes. Keep an eye on them and remove just before they start to melt.
I sprinkle a little brown sugar on top of each cheese and finish with a cooks blowtorch.

Just gives me an excuse to get that gadget out - I love it!

10 comments

  1. Cheese and chutney, 2 of my fav things. Looks amazing, as always!

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  2. hi jan you put some star anise and I love it it smells like vacation on the south of France no?
    Cheers and lery xmas from Paris
    Pierre
    http://pierre.cuisine.over-blog.com

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  3. Yum yum yum! That sounds utterly delicious. A great combination of flavours. And a fab way to use a blowtorch!

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  4. I have been searching for something more interesting than my usual brie and cranberries.

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  5. Indeedy, a nice departure from the usual baked cheeses. When do I get some dinner?

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  6. Looks and sounds delicious. Love the marmalade.

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  7. Jan, a plate like that would bring a big smile to my face anytime! Merry Christmas!

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  8. What an interesting blend, Jan. I'll be saving this recipe fro sure.

    Just popped in to say Merry Christmas from across the pond:)

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  9. I am with you, Jan! Anything with goat cheese is a winner to me!

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Thanks for taking the time to comment - much appreciated.
Cheers
Jan




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