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Charred Romano Peppers with Stilton
Charred Romano Peppers with Stilton
Serving Size: 4Preparation Time: 0:15 Ingredients 2 Romano or red peppers halved 115 grams/4 oz blue Stilton cheese crumbled 115 grams/4 oz chestnut mushrooms quartered 6 sun-dried tomatoes drained and sliced 4 anchovies drained and chopped 12...
Potted Christmas Stilton
Potted Christmas Stilton
The holidays bring back memories of warm gatherings and delicious food. A Potted Christmas Stilton is an easy-to-prepare and classic way to celebrate the good tidings of the year.  Ingredients 225g / 8oz Stilton cheese 75g / 3oz butter 7.5ml...
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Rustic Stilton & Potato Cake
Serves 4 The perfect accompaniment to a main dish, or great on its own as a light lunch. Ingredients 2 sliced onions 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 large cooked potatoes – cooled and cubed 6 medium eggs 30ml single or double cream 100g crumbled...
Stilton and Smoked Salmon Timbales with Horseradish
Stilton and Smoked Salmon Timbales with Horseradish
Smoked salmon and Stilton are a familiar sight on the English table. Both have a stylish presence and a flavour that is complemented with horseradish. Serve these elegant timbales as a starter or light main course. Ingredients 75g/3 oz Stilton cheese,...
Stilton and Spinach Parcels
Stilton and Spinach Parcels
Kathy Dowling from the town of Melton Mowbray - the heart of Stilton country - has a personal favorite recipe. Her recipe (suitable for vegetarians) was a winner in the Melton Times recipe contest! Ingredients 110g/4oz frozen spinach, thawed 2 spring...
Stilton and Tomato Puffs
Stilton and Tomato Puffs
A delicious blend of Italy's finest ingredients complimented by Stilton makes a deceptively simple starter or main course. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients 375g/13oz puff pastry sheet 1 egg beaten 8 tablespoons pesto sauce 250g/9oz plum tomatoes halved 150g/5oz...
Stilton and Walnut Quesadillas with Apple Fig Salsa
Stilton and Walnut Quesadillas with Apple Fig Salsa
These delicious shapes use so many of the flavours, such as California walnuts, complimentary to the bold taste of Stilton. Ingredients 3 oz/75 g crumbled Stilton 2 oz/50 g California walnuts, toasted and chopped Half a large Golden Delicious...
Stilton Dip with Red Pears and Carr's Table Water Crackers
Stilton Dip with Red Pears and Carr's Table Water Crackers
Make it in five minutes! Ingredients 110g/4oz Stilton blue cheese 3 tablespoons whipping cream 25g/1oz chopped walnuts, toasted 1 ripe red pear, thinly sliced Carr's Table Water Crackers with Cracked Pepper Method 1. Lightly blend cheese...
Stilton on Horseback
Stilton on Horseback
As Stilton matures and becomes smooth and creamy, it develops a sweetness that partners especially well with prunes. For this simple appetiser - perect for a summer canape - pitted prunes are filled with Stilton and celery, wrapped in bacon and grilled. Ingredients...
Stilton Stuffed Mushrooms with Herb Butter
Stilton Stuffed Mushrooms with Herb Butter
Garlic mushrooms have been putting in appearances at endless dinner parties up and down the country! These deliciously superior Stilton stuffed mushrooms are definitely for the more discerning gourmet. Ingredients 125g/4oz butter 5 shallots finely...
Stilton Twists
Stilton Twists
You can make the pastry dough ahead of time and freeze it. Just before guests arrive, pop the twists in the oven. Ingredients 1 package puff pastry sheet 110g/4oz Stilton Blue Cheese, grated paprika Method 1. Thaw puff pastry sheet per package...
Stilton, Bacon and Mushroom Starter
Stilton, Bacon and Mushroom Starter
A great recipe for busy people who are short of time. The strong flavours in the Stilton and bacon give this easy recipe an elaborate feel. Serving Size: 6 Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil 1 chopped onion 500g/1 lb baby button mushrooms halved 12...