Smoked Cheese and Pasta with Pesto
As a single dad I always have to come up with food ideas for my daughter and myself; the challenge being to keep it interesting and healthy. Never knowing what school meals she will have had before she gets home makes planning things difficult, and most meals are thrown together based on how hungry she is, and what her social diary (think homework!) is like that night.
So, having been given some great Applewood Spreadable Smoked Cheese to try I thought I would create something that was both different, tasty and interesting to try for both of us to eat.
And as with all food in my house, the ultimate taste test comes from my daughter. She commented that the smoked cheese flavour gave the pasta a really interesting taste that was fuller than she had expected. She also like the fact that the cheese wasn’t stringy, so was easy to eat without embarrassing yourself.
I think this one is a hit.
The Applewood Spreadable cheese is much firmer than it appears, so can be cut in soft slices easier than being scooped from the carton. It melts easily in a gently heat, but does not go stringy, and that means it can be used in a variety of ways. I will add a few more recipes that meet with our taste-test approval here later.