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Small onions pickled in port with orange

Small onions pickled in port with orange

A perfect cheeseboard needs the perfect condiments – our recipe for Small onions pickled in port wine with orange gets you there. Sporting a roster of strong flavours and simple ingredients, nuances are many, all flowing in unison to deliver bright contrasts to cheeses and meats of all kinds. Try serving it at tapas as well!

1 serving
Garlic/Onionish Sweet

ingredients

  • 1⅔ cups port wine
  • 7 ounces pearl onions raw
  • 2 cloves
  • zest of 1 organic orange
  • juice of half an oranges
  • 5 tbsp sugar
  • Castello® Castello® Double Crème White

preparation

1. Peel the orange using a thin peeler. Boil port over high heat along with the cloves and orange juice and reduce to half.

2. Add the sugar and let it bubble for another 5-7 minutes. Add the peeled onions boil until tender.

3. Remove a Castello® Double Crème White from refrigerator 30 mins before serving.

4. Place cheese on a plate and pour over a little port syrup with onions to the side.