Honey Garlic Baked Camembert with Herbed New Potatoes, Cornichons & Baguette.

1 December 2023

Cheese, the ultimate sharing food. Yet this recipe takes the sharing board to a whole new level. Unctuous molten camembert kissed with honey and garlic makes the perfect cloak for herbed potatoes and punchy cornichons. Throw crunchy baguette into the mix and you’ll be fighting your friends and family for the last scoop.


  • 1 Whole Camembert

  • 1tbsp Olive Oil

  • Pinch of Flaky Salt

  • Pinch of Cracked Black Pepper

  • 2 tbsp Warm Honey

  • 3 Cloves Garlic, Peeled

  • Few Sprigs Fresh Rosemary

  • 200g Boiled New Potatoes

  • 1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, Chopped

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil

  • Cornichons and baguette slices to serve.


  1. Preheat oven 170°C. Unwrap the camembert, retaining the wooden box it comes in. Score a cross hatch in the top of the rind and place on a small baking tray.

  2. Brush the top with the olive oil and stud the garlic cloves and rosemary at intersections of the crosshatch. Sprinkle with salt and cracked black pepper and bake for 10 minutes.

  3. Drizzle with the warm honey then bake for 3-5 minutes more.

  4. Meanwhile, mix the potatoes with the olive oil and herbs.

  5. Serve the cheese on a beautiful platter with the potatoes, cornichons, and crusty baguette.