- 200 g parmesan cheese, coarsely grated
- 170 g goat cheese log
- ¼ cup heavy cream, 35% fat
- ½ teaspoon fresh thyme, finely chopped
- 2 ½ teaspoons parsley, finely chopped
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- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Line a baking pan with parchment paper. Brush with oil.
- To make each parmesan nest, place 1 tablespoon of coarsely grated parmesan onto the baking pan, creating circles 2 ½ cm in diameter.
- The circles should be placed about 2 ½ cm apart. Bake for 3-5 minutes, until the cheese starts to bubble and the edges start to turn golden. Position small bowls, turned upside down on a working surface. Working quickly, use a spatula to transfer the cheese circles to the overturned bowls to create the nests.
- If they harden too fast and you can’t make the desirable shape, put them back in the oven for 1 minute and try to make the nests again.
- Combine the goat cheese with the heavy cream, thyme, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix until smooth. Use a spoon or a piping bag to fill each nest with the cheese filling.
- Decorate with finely chopped thyme or chives (optional) and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.