Traditional Cheddar Terrine with Herbs and Olives
- serves 0
½ lb(s) (250 g) Canadian cream cheese, softened
¼ lb(s) (125 g) Canadian aged cheddar, crumbled
½ cup sliced pitted green olives
½ cup (125 ml) grilled red peppers, diced
2 Tbsp (30 ml) chopped fresh chives or 2 tsp (10 ml) dried chives)
½ tsp (2 ml) dried rosemary
½ tsp (2 ml) dried thyme
salt and pepper
1. In a bowl, combine Canadian Cream cheese, Aged Cheddar cheese, olives, red peppers, chives, rosemary and thyme. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
2. Place a large sheet of plastic wrap on work surface. Spread cheese mixture on wrap, enclose and roll to form a cylinder. Twist plastic wrap ends in opposite directions until mixture is as compacted as possible. Freeze for at least 2 hrs or until terrine can be cut easily into slices.
3. Use a serrated knife to cut. Slice terrine, preferably while frozen, and serve as canapés on whole-grain crackers or vegetables, or as a first course along with a salad.