Cheesy Garlic Herb Baguette
Rec cred: Ruhana EbrahimPic cred: @mama_taught_me_well
Ingredients:2 French loaves125g butter (softened)6 garlic cloves (peeled)¼ cup fresh flat leaf parsley¼ cup fresh basil¼ cup chopped chives (reserve a good pinch)1 teaspoon dried oregano½ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon white pepper1 tablespoon lemon juice½ cup grated mozzarella cheese½ cup grated gouda cheese
Method:1. Grind garlic, parsley, basil, oregano, chives, salt, pepper & lemon juice.2. Fold into softened butter.3. Spoon butter onto 2 separate pieces of plastic wrap and roll into sausages.4. Place in freezer for few minutes to firm up, but not become frozen.5. Mix cheeses together. Leave aside.6. Preheat oven to 180degC.7. Cut French loaves in diagonal slices, 2 fingers thick, but only cutting ¾ way through. Do not cut to bottom.8. Spread butter on the insides of cuts in bread.9. Then sprinkle cheese in the cuts of the bread.10. Smooth on some garlic herb butter on the top of loaves.11. When done, wrap loaves in foil.12. Leave loaves in freezer whilst oven preheats.13. When oven is ready, place on an oven tray, and bake for 15min or until butter & cheese have melted.14. Remove foil & bake till the top becomes golden & slightly crispy. 15. Garnish with reserved chives.