When it comes to entertaining we simply can’t get enough of these blue cheese tartlets made with our favourite Irish farmhouse cheese, Cashel Blue

INGREDIENTS

½ cup Dominio Di Bagnoli White Polenta
1 tsp Tasman Sea Salt
300 ml water
30 Simon Johnson Flaky Pastry Shells
200 g Cashel Blue® Cheese
2 celery Stalks, thinly sliced
½ nashi pear, thinly sliced
Le Blanc Hazelnut Oil, to drizzle
3 tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped for garnish

METHOD 

  1. Combine polenta, salt & water in a medium size saucepan.
  2. Simmer over a gentle heat for 15-20 mins stirring continuously until polenta is cooked through and soft, taste & adjust for seasoning.
  3. Allow to cool for 10 mins, before spooning the soft polenta into pastry shells.
  4. Garnish each shell with a few slivers of sliced celery & nashi pear.
  5. Crumble blue cheese over the top and drizzle with hazelnut oil.
  6. Sprinkle with freshly chopped chives to garnish, before serving.