Deluxe Cheese & Pickle Toastie
"This produces the gooiest, cheesiest most delicious cheese & pickle toastie. Enjoy! "
4 slices of bread
75 g butter (50g for frying and 25g for buttering)
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
McClure’s Bread & Butter pickles to taste
200 g tasty cheddar cheese – supermarket grated is fine
55g brie – rind removed
2 Tbsp. dry white wine (or sauvignon blanc)
1-2 Tbsp. finely minced onion
2 Tbsp. chopped parsley
1 cup extra grated Gruyere or Swiss cheese (optional)
Secret cheese crumb
In a food processor whizz the grated tasty cheese, brie, wine, onion and parsley. Set aside. Note you can store these leftovers in a sealed container – will keep for up to a week.
Take 25g softened butter and butter both sides of each slice of bread.
Lather two slices of bread with the mayo.
Top each with a generous sprinkling of my secret cheese crumb recipe.
Top with pickles and sprinkle with more cheese crumb or extra grated Gruyere or Swiss cheese (optional).
Top with bread.
Heat remaining butter in pan and fry both sides of each sandwich till golden brown.
Remove sandwich from pan and serve with extra pickles!