Bruschetta - mushroom and cheese

Bruschetta Photo: Marina Oliphant

Something on toast is what one often turns to for instant comfort and sustenance. Take these delicious bruschetta recipes, for example.



slices of bread

garlic clove


2 tsp butter

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp thyme leaves

4 small mushrooms, sliced 5mm thick

salt, pepper

1 tbsp creme fraiche

2 tbsp raclette or fontina cheese, shaved


For bruschetta

Cut thick slices from a substantial loaf and toast on a barbecue. Rub lightly with a cut clove of garlic.

For topping

Heat butter and olive oil in pan with thyme leaves. Add sliced mushrooms and cover for two minutes. Uncover. Increase heat if too much liquid. Season with salt and pepper and creme fraiche and increase heat. Stir to mix well.

Pile shaved cheese onto grilled slice of bread. Top with mushroom mixture and grill for a minute.