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Kaasstengel


Kaasstengel
Inspired by the Indo-Dutch traditional Kaasstengel, these “cheese stems” can be customized with spices of your choosing. Enjoy as a snack or as a part of a charcuterie board.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  2. 1 egg, beaten
  3. 4 ounces aged Gouda, finely grated (try Wilde Weide)
  4. 2 teaspoons flaky salt
  5. Additional seasoning suggestions: everything bagel seasoning, aleppo pepper, za'atar, adobo seasoning
Instructions
  1. ►Heat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Unfurl pastry onto a clean surface. Cut into ½-inch strips lengthwise. Cut in half widthwise. Transfer pieces to prepared baking sheet. Brush pastry with beaten egg. Evenly distribute grated cheese and spices over pastry.
  2. ►Bake for 12 minutes or until puffed and golden. Transfer to a cooling rack.
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Jackie Botto

Jackie Botto is the food stylist and photographer for the Philadelphia cheese mecca, Di Bruno Bros. and the curator of their blog series, In the Kitchen with Jackie.

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