Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Borage and cheese parcels / Pastelles à la bourrache et au fromage

borage parcels_1_1

To make 8 parcels / pour faire 8 pastelles

4 round sheets of brique pastry / feuilles de brique

a handful of borage leaves / une poignée de feuilles de bourrache

50 gm Cantal or Cheddar cheese, grated / fromage de Cantal entre-deux, rapé

salt, paprika / sel, piment doux

olive oil / huile d'olive

Put the borage leaves in boiling water and simmer for 2 minutes. Drain well and chop roughly. / Mettre les feuilles de bourrache dans de l'eau bouillante et les faire cuire à feu doux pour 2 minutes. Égoutter et couper les feuilles.

Mix the borage leaves with the cheese, salt and paprika. / Mélanger les feuilles de bourrache avec le fromage, le sel et le piment doux.

Cut each sheet of brique in two and make triangular parcels with spoonfuls of the cheese and borage mixture (see pictures below). / Couper chaque feuille de brique en deux et faire des pastelles de forme triangulaire (voir les photos ci-dessous).

Cook the parcels in olive oil in a heavy frying pan until lightly browned. / Cuire les pastelles à l'huile d'olive jusqu'à ce qu'elles soient dorées.

This recipe will feature in the April Grow Your Own round-up on the House of Annie blog.

borage parcel 1_1_1 borage parcel 2_1_1 borage parcel 3_1_1
borage parcel 4_1_1 borage parcel 5_1_1 borage parcel 6_1_1
borage parcel 7_1_1 borage parcel 8_1_1 borage parcels_1_1

6 comments:

Kate said...

Hey, Chaiselongue, how come I didn't know you had this recipe blog before? Those little parcels look lovely.

Nate-n-Annie said...

Hi,

I would like to include your recipe in our "Grow Your Own" roundup this month! For information on how to enter, please go to

http://chezannies.blogspot.com/2009/04/hosting-april-2009-grow-your-own.html

Aloha, Nate

Sarah said...

Thanks for the Mediterranean inspiration! and i love that your recipes are in French and English!

Andrea said...

Thank you for sharing your borage and cheese parcels with Grow Your Own. They are lovely!

chaiselongue said...

Andrea: I'm glad you like them!

chaiselongue said...

Sarah: I hope the French is Ok! I'm learning ways of writing recipes in French as I go along ... but it's fun.