Recipes

Recipes for Durrus Cheese

Roast Asparagus with Durrus Óg

Ingredients

For 4
2 minutes preparation
25 minutes cooking

  • 12 asparagus spears, washed and dried
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Durrus Óg, sliced
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180c.
  • Lay the asparagus in one layer on a baking sheet, lined with foil if you like.
  • Roast it for 15/20 minutes until the tips start to crisp and the thicker part of the stems are tender. (Test with the point of a sharp knife to check this out.)
  • Remove from the oven, lay the slices of Óg over the asparagus and roast for a further five minutes or so, until the cheese is bubbling and beginning to brown
  • Take the baking sheet out of the oven and serve the asparagus and cheese with a crisp salad and some good bread.
durrus pizza

Durrus Cheese, Spinach and Nutmeg Pizza (from Carmel Somers)

Ingredients
  • 1 Home made pizza dough
  • 4-5 large handfuls of spinach, roughly chopped
  • 200g Durrus Cheese (rind removed), thinly sliced
  • Nutmeg, freshly grated
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
Method
  • Heat the oven to 250ºC and heat a large flat baking tray.
  • Roll out pizza base very thinly and place on hot baking tray.
  • Top with the spinach.
  • Season well with salt, pepper and a good amount of grated nutmeg.
  • Arrange Durrus Cheese slices on top of spinach.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and bake for 8 – 10 mins until base is golden and cheese has melted.
durrus tartiflette

Tartiflette

Ingredients
  • 750g potatoes, peeled and left whole
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 200g smoked bacon, diced
  • 20cl dry white wine
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut in half
  • 400g Durrus Cheese, sliced and rind removed
Method
  • Boil potatoes for 20 mins, or until tender, drain and leave to cool, then dice
  • Sauté onion until golden brown, add bacon and cook for a further 5 mins
  • Add the diced potatoes and wine, season and cook on a low heat for 10 mins
  • Pour half this mixture into an oven proof dish, spread half the Durrus Cheese on top, cover with the remaining potato mix and top with remaining Durrus Cheese
  • Back for 20 mins at 180°C