Recipe Tip: Cheese in a Loaf of Bread

Recipe Tip: Cheese in a Loaf of Bread

Top Recipe by Julian Kutos. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Melted cheese, crusty bread and juicy apples with a little honey... This winning combination is from chef Julian Kutos. His Cheese in a Loaf of Bread will surprise and delight.



    1. Step 1

      Preheat the oven to 200°C.
    2. Step 2

      Cut off the top of the bread to make a lid and hollow out a hole in the middle the bread the same size as the cheese. Pour most of the melted butter into the cavity.
    3. Step 3

      Place the cheese into the cavity, brush with the remaining melted butter and bake for 12 minutes until the cheese has melted. Put the lid on the cheese.
    4. Step 4

      Heat the oilve oil in a pan, add the apples and cook gently for 1–2 minutes.
    5. Step 5

      Add 1 tablespoon of the Cognac, the lemon zest and juice and peppercorns and season with salt.
    6. Step 6

      Cook until the apples are soft, adding the butter at the end.
    7. Step 7

      When the cheese is out of the oven, remove the bread 'lid' and arrange the apple over the cheese.
    8. Step 8

      Drizzle the remaining Cognac over the top. Increase the oven temperature to 220°C and bake for 5–10 minutes until the apples are lightly browned.
    9. Step 9

      Drizzle the honey over the apples and serve hot.