Posts Tagged ‘appetizer’

Brie Tuna Wantons

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Here’s Jane’s delicious-looking recipe for brie tuna wantons – perfect for parties!
Check out more of Jane’s recipes at her blog Little Corner of Mine!

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This recipe came about when I decided to create a recipe for brie. Usually brie is best to serve it with crackers or even toasted English muffin or bagel but I wanted to think outside of the box. I wanted it a be a healthier combination and also delicious. So, I created this appetizer or finger food for party or any occasion.

My idea came from cheese wanton but totally different in a sense that I used canned tuna and a slice of brie and some seasoning. I wrapped it differently too. After I done deep-frying, it was the taste test time. I gathered my girls and asked them to try it. We all loved it and Edda thought it was pork as a filling, LOL! It’s slightly sweet and savory at the same time and brie and tuna came out well together. It’s hard to believe I was actually eating a tuna wanton.

I was at a friend’s house during a Chinese New Year Party and she was serving some crackers with Brie as an appetizer. That was the first time I had brie because I don’t normally had cheese in my house or tried any sort of cheeses out there in the market. My hubby and I were blown away at how creamy and delicious it was but when asked, the host forgot which brand of brie she bought. I tried one brand in the market and it was not it and tasted horrible. Then, I think I finally found it, it was this Ile De France Le Brie that she was serving at that time. This cheese was mild and creamy and totally yummy. This brand is awesome!

More winning recipes from Dara

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Dara writes the Cookin’ Canuck blog and was the chef’s choice winner in our most recent contest.

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The Cheese Lover’s Blog was thrilled to hear she put her cheese prizes to good use:

“I couldn’t have been more thrilled with the incredible cheese selection that you sent to me for winning the Chef’s Prize in the Holiday Bash for Cash contest (with my Pan-Fried Brie Cheese with Persimmon Salsa Canapes). As much as I love cheese, I knew there was no way that my family and I were going to enjoy all of that cheese before it spoiled. So, we invited a dozen friends to our house for a cheese and cocktail party.”

CLB wishes it had been at this truly gourmet gathering – by the looks of the recipes Dara made we’re guessing the menu was a hit! Click on the pictures to see the recipes, and stay tuned to www.IledeFranceCheese.com for more contests and cheese prize drawings!

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Brie cheese & balsmamic caramelized onion whole wheat flatbread

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Mini pepper biscuits with creamy blue cheese spread