Goat Cheese in Herbed Oil

Use individual disks of goat cheese or slices of a whole cheese for this recipe.

Recipe courtesy of "The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World" by Victoria Blashford-Snell, copyright 2008. Used by permission of Dorling Kindersley Limited. All rights reserved.

Goat Cheese in Herbed Oil

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    2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved about 1 1/2 cups extra virgin olive oil
    1 tbsp mixed white, black, and pink peppercorns


    Prep: 10 min Total: More than 60 min
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    • 1

      Carefully place goat cheese slices in a clean 1-pint (500-ml) glass jar. Arrange the garlic cloves, peppercorns, herbs, and chiles around the cheese.

    • 2

      Pour in enough olive oil to completely cover all the ingredients. Close the jar.

    • 3

      Store at room temperature for a few hours, then refrigerate overnight. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour before serving.


    The goat cheese can be refrigerated for up to 3 months.

    Good with bread of crackers, or chopped and placed on pieces of toast as a canape. Label and decorate the jar to make a lovely gift.

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