Roasting mushrooms gives them a great, meaty texture that is perfect for this toastie. This takes more time, but – trust us – the flavour is far more intense.
Grill My Cheese
by Nisha Patel and Nishma Chauhan
Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF/Gas 6. Put the quartered mushrooms in a roasting dish with the garlic and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste, mix to coat and roast in the oven for 20 minutes, giving them a little shake halfway through. Remove from the oven and leave to cool slightly.
Place the bread slices buttered side down and sprinkle the grated cheese over one slice, followed by 1 1/2 tablespoons of the mushrooms; there should be enough to cover the bread and ensure you get mushroom in every bite (save any left over for another use). Add parsley before closing the sandwich and cooking using your preferred method (panini press, frying pan, toasted sandwich machine, oven).
OUR GRATED CHEESE BLEND: At Grill My Cheese, we use a signature blend of four different cheeses that we have created to give the best flavor, melt and stretch. It is a blend that works great on its own but at the same time has been created to complement all the other fillings we use.
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Recipe excerpted with permission from Grill My Cheese by Nisha Patel and Nishma Chauhan, published by Quadrille October 2017.