If you like a baked camembert or other soft cheese, you'll love this recipe for a baked Le Duc, complete with garlic, herbs and wine.


  • 200g Le Duc Vacherin (in a wooden box)

  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced

  • 1 sprig fresh thyme, cut into short lengths

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • For the garlic bruschetta

  • 6 slices baguette

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180°C.

  • 2.

    Remove the lid from the cheese box.?Make several slits in the top of the cheese with a sharp knife and place the garlic slices and thyme sprigs into the slits.

  • 3.

    Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  • 4.

    Place on a baking sheet in the oven for 8-10 mins, until melted.

  • 5.

    Drizzle the slices of baguette with olive oil and rub with garlic.

  • 6.

    Heat a griddle pan and griddle the bread?for two minutes on each side, or until charred. Remove from the heat and cut into fingers.

  • 7.

    To serve, place the cheese box onto a serving plate and dip the garlic bruschetta fingers into the molten cheese.


Learn more about cheese on Will Studd's mouthwatering series, Cheese Slices, on Lifestyle FOOD.

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