July’s Cheese, Please! Recipe Blog Challenge – Summery Cheese

The Big Cheesy Barbeque: Halloumi Rosemary Skewers vegetable kebabs

It’s early in the morning as I write this but the sky is bird’s egg blue and the sun is shining. Of course, in the blink of an eye the rain could be cascading through the drainpipes but nevertheless it feels like a sort of summer has arrived. So, in its honour, I declare July’s Cheese, Please! Recipe Blog Challenge to be all about cheesy summer food.

Our tastes for cheese change in the warmer weather; we’re less partial to a spicy wedge of Stilton and more in the market for soft, fresh cheeses or nuggets of salty cheese. But it’s up to you what cheese you choose and also how you interpret ‘summery cheese’. Whether it’s shivering determinedly over a barbequed chunk of halloumi, batting wasps off your goat’s cheese salad at a picnic or giving the glad-eye to a waiter as you nibble on some feta, let your cheesy imaginations run riot. As usual, starters and snacks, salads and sweets, puddings and pies and any other sort of dish is eligible.

Oh – and a bonus prize to anyone who can convince me of the merits of feta with watermelon as I Just Don’t Get It.

Want to take part in July’s Cheese, Please! Recipe Blog Challenge? Check out the full rules here.

Write a recipe post using cheese in a summery recipe and post it on your blog.

A link to these rules and the Cheese, Please! button (code below) should be included in your post.

You can tweet the link to me @fromhomage or email it to fromagehomage@yahoo.co.uk then I will pick it up and post a link on this page.

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Entries so far:

Steak with a Watercress and Stilton Sauce
Blue Cheese Walnut Cheesecake
Courgette and Chunky Cheddar Loaf
Breakfast Pizza
Tomatoes and Mozzarella on Brioche
Tomato and Fetta Salad
Glamorgan Sausage Rolls
Peach, Cheese and Basil Tart


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16 responses to “July’s Cheese, Please! Recipe Blog Challenge – Summery Cheese

  1. Reblogged this on Linda's wildlife garden and commented:
    lovely update thank you for sharing

  2. Ema Jones

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  3. Oh now you have set me a challenge – feta and watermelon – yum yum!!!

  4. *digs out recipe books and a cocktail umbrella* summery cheese you say?

  5. elamb

    I’m with you this time, I don’t get feta and watermelon either!

    • Not just me then! I tried it in a café last year and just didn’t like it as a combination…but then it was all over the internet so I thought I was missing something! Perhaps I should try it again…

  6. Ah no…seriously….feta and watermenlon…that’s just wrong..Otherwise -great blog!

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