The Best Cheese Recipes to Make Right Now
Toasties, pasta, lasagne, fondue, arancini… these dishes would be nothing without cheese. We show our appreciation to this wonderful dairy product with our ultimate round up of 24 of the best cheese recipes to make right now.
Best Cheese Recipes
Toasted Cheese Sandwiches
When you think of the best cheese recipes, what is more iconic than the toasted cheese sandwich? Not much really. It’s cheese in one of its simplest and most delicious forms.
Pan-fried Toasted Cheese on Sourdough
Pan frying is one of the best ways to make a toasted sarmie. It melts the cheese slowly and the bread becomes slowly toasted and golden.
Trust the French to take a simple toasted cheese and turn it into a gourmet meal! This recipe uses camembert and pairs perfectly with a ham of your choice.
The Ultimate Braai Broodjies
Braai Broodjie, South Africa’s smoky take on the toasted cheese!
Aubergine Braai Broodjies
Just because you can’t eat bread doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy toasties. This recipe is a great alternative for banters.
The Ultimate Grilled Cheese
Take grilled cheese to the next level with this recipe. It uses 4 different kinds of cheese, each with its own unique flavour, giving you an out of this world multi-dimensional toastie. Think smokey, nutty and gooey all in one bite!
Fried Mozzarella Sandwiches
When it comes to toasties, go big or go home. This recipe coats the bread in crumbs and then fried to crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside heaven.
Cheesy Pasta Dishes
What is pasta without cheese? We can’t even bear to go there… these recipes bring carbs and cheese together as one.
A bed made from sheets of pasta sitting in a gooey cheese sauce, we could die!
Macaroni & Cheese with Caramelized Leeks
This cheesy childhood classic gets an adult make-over with leeks, giving it extra richness for the ultimate comfort meal.
Cauliflower Mac & Cheese
Fear not banters, cauliflower makes for a great carb substitute.
Pea & Pancetta Risotto
A creamy dish full of the sweetness of peas and with a bite of crisp, salty pancetta.
Pear & Gorgonzola Gnocchi
A devilishly creamy pasta dish will have you question “what is dessert and what is real food?”.
Gnudi are very similar to gnocchi, although are made with ricotta cheese instead of potato. The sage beurre noisette adds a classic richness to this dish.
Another Italian classic made great by cheese, these are our easy cheese pizza variations.
This recipe sneakily uses wraps as the base for a quick and easy prosciutto and cheese pizza.
A buttery flaky pastry topped with melted mozzarella and tomato.
ONION, OLIVE AND GOAT’S CHEESE TART
A deliciously cheesy and savoury tart that is easy to make, and even easier to eat.
SAVOURY BLUE CHEESE CHEESECAKE
What can you say about this masterpiece? Too much, but we’ll just say that this is one of the most delicious cheesy treats you’ll have in a while.
Great Balls of Cheese
Try these recipes for great snack ideas. Ideal with a glass of vino.
These are a great way of using up leftover risotto, assuming, of course, it wasn’t all eaten.
Deep-fried bundles of joy! We mean cheese… same same.
An easy cheesy starter that will leave guests impressed.
Gruyere & Mushroom Stuffed Potato Skins
Hollowed out crispy potato skins stuffed with cheese, mushroom and potato.
Fondou with us
The classic Swiss style dish is perfect for a retro dinner party.
Mini Fennel Fondue
Not your traditional take on the fondue, these are perfect for dinner party starters.
Beer & Cheese Fondue
When we think best cheese recipes, we think fondue and dunking crispy bread into pots of edible gold.
If you don’t consider yourself a sweet tooth, try a cheese based end to your meal instead. The subtleness of cheese is great for balancing out the sweetness.
Blueberry & Cream Cheese Danish
Light, flaky and buttery pastry filled with cream cheese and fresh blueberries, this is truly a melt in your mouth pastry.
Strawberry & Cream Cheese Fold-Over Pie
These sweet dessert mini pies will be a hit at any party!
New York Style Cheesecake
Cheesecake is a classic and an NY-style one is beautiful in its simplicity. This is one of our go-to favourites for any occasion. It’s really easy to make and comes out perfectly every time.
Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies
Not only do these look amazing, they are addictive to any who lay eyes on them.