Month: May 2018


Winter Vegetable Gratin

The onset of winter doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. For me it means cosy nights by the fire, good books, and best of all…hearty family meals. Hutchinsons Dutch cheese range is my absolute favorite to incorporate into winter warmers. The following gratin recipe is a great way to get lots of vegetables into the family, while cleverly hidden under velvety creamy sauce and delicious cheese. The buttery, nutty Maasdam goes perfectly with the cashew nut crumb, while the sweet mild Edam and smooth creamy Gouda add richness and depth. Give it a go yourself, and buy Hutchinsons cheese from your local New World and Pak ‘n Save, and selected Countdown supermarkets. Feeds 8 You’ll need- 32x22cm greased baking dish 1 Tbsp butter, to grease 3 cups of runny cream 1 cup grated Hutchinsons Gouda 1 cup grated Hutchinsons Maasdam 1 cup grated Hutchinsons Edam (reserve 1/3 of each cheese for the topping) 200g of chopped or roughly  blended raw cashews 3 garlic cloves, minced 600g potatoes, peeled and sliced 300g carrots, peeled and …