Brie fondue encounter

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Brie fondue encounter
Brie fondue encounter

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Pure gluttony, and all the better for it!

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Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:655
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:23rd May 2014

This starry dippity-dip-dip of a Brief Encounter, with Hollywoody asparagus, will make you so very happy.


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Mise en place

  • Heat the oven to 200° C (400° F - gas 6), [fan oven 180° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]


  1. Unwrap your brie. Line a little roasting tray with greaseproof paper or foil. Plonk your brie on top.
  2. Pop in the oven. Roast 15-20 mins or till starting to colour a little on the top.
  3. Get a large frying pan hot. Trim the woody ends from your asparagus. Rinse. Add them to the hot, smoking pan while there i’s still water clinging to them.
  4. Griddle the asparagus (no oil needed) till just tender. Season with a little salt and pepper. Gloss with a trickle of oil, once cooked, if you like.
  5. Remove the brie from the oven. Carefully cut the lid off. Remove. Scatter a little pepper over, if you like. Use the asparagus as edible spoons.

Serve with

  • Steamed Jersey Royals are brilliant dunked in (use a fork to save your fingers), as are griddled broccoli florets.

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