Potted stilton

Potted stilton

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(2 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 2 mins Plus 2 hrs chilling


Makes 1 large ramekin

Crack the buttery crust to reveal delicious blue cheese flavoured with sherry and green peppercorns – it's great on toast

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per 25g serving

  • kcal125
  • fat12g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs0g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.4g
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  • 200g stilton, rind removed, crumbled



    A true glory of British cheese-making that has much controversy about its origins, how it's…

  • 140g butter, softened



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 2 tsp dry sherry
  • few green peppercorns in brine


  1. Put the stilton, 100g of the butter and sherry in a bowl. Season with a few grinds of black pepper, then mash together well with a fork until smooth. Spoon the mixture into a large, sterilised ramekin or ceramic pot.

  2. Melt the remaining butter in a small pan. Spoon over the cheese mixture, making sure it’s completely sealed. Top with a few green peppercorns and chill for a minimum of 2 hrs, or for up to 2 months.

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3rd Jul, 2013
I made this for my dad on fathers day. he said it was lovely. it was really easy to make
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