tomino cheese in a puff pastry crust

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PRESENTATION

We always see them at the fresh counter of the supermarket, we often buy them but rarely think to use them creatively... and yet a little really goes a long way in transforming tomino cheese into a delicious and original dish: after tomino burger, tempting even for the most enthusiastic of meat eaters, to oven baked tomino cheese, ideal for a last minute dinner, today we want to amaze you with tomino cheese in a puff pastry crust, a recipe that is delicious yet easy to make! The fragrant puff pastry jacket wraps around a delicious cheese and ham filling. Sink your fork into it and...you will be amazed by a sumptuously creamy melted heart. Serve tomino cheese in a puff pastry crust with a fresh salad or a side dish of mushrooms sauteed with garlic and parsley, to enhance its rustic notes, and you'll bring a simply irresistible dish to the table that is practically effortless to make!

INGREDIENTS

Ingredients for the 4 tomino cheeses
Black pepper to taste
Tomini cheese 4
Puff pastry ½ lb (230 g) - rectangular
Cooked ham 3 oz (70 g) - (4 slices)
Thyme to taste
For brushing
Egg yolks 1
Whipping cream 1 tbsp (10 g)
Preparation

How to prepare tomino cheese in a puff pastry crust

To prepare tomino cheese in a puff pastry crust, lay out a slice of ham on a worktop, place a tomino cheese on one end 1 and wrap it in the slice of ham 2. Repeat with the other 3 tomino cheeses. Now unroll the puff pastry and divide it into 4 strips, each 3 inches wide, measuring from the longer side of the rectangle 3.

Place the tomino cheese wrapped in the ham at the end of a puff pastry strip, season with a few thyme leaves 4 and a grating of pepper 5. Roll the tomino cheese in the puff pastry 6.

Lastly, seal the edges by pressing down with your fingers 7. Repeat for the other 3 tomino cheeses. Place the bundles on an oven tray lined with parchment paper, beat the yolk and cream together and brush over the resulting turnovers 8. Cut 3 incisions into the surface of the puff pastry using a knife 9.

Lastly, season with few thyme leaves 10 and some ground pepper to taste. Bake the pasta in a static oven preheated to 375°F (190°C) for 25 minutes on the middle shelf, or until the puff pastry becomes nice and golden 11. Serve your tomino cheese bundles in a puff pastry crust immediately and enjoy them while they're still hot 12!

Storage

Tomino cheese in a puff pastry crust can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one day.

Freezing is not recommended.

Tips

You can replace cooked ham with other deli meat of your choice, or, for a vegetarian version, with some thinly sliced zucchini.