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Comfort Food with an Indulgent Twist!

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I love the saying ‘comfort food’. It conjures up the idea of warm filling treats, home cooked meals and eating something out of a bowl – whilst wearing cosy, cotton lounge-wear!

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Comfort food satisfies you – making you feel loved, so when I was invited to join the Primula Blogger Club and sent their latest range of cheesy tubs, I felt very loved and my thoughts turned to comfort food and what I could make!

My kids enjoy the treat of cheese on toast so I thought I’d use the new Primula tubs to create an indulgent snack of Primula cheese on toast – with a twist! Primula tubes and tubs are real cheese in a convenient and spreadable form making them super easy to spread without tearing the bread or breaking a cracker, so I put them to work!

bread and Primula tubs

Here is how to make an indulgent cheese on toast.
You’ll need:

  • Multigrain loaf
  • Tub of Primula Cheese with Onion
  • Tub of Primula Smoked Cheese
  • Few drops of Worcester Sauce
  • Method:

  • Put bread into the toaster to lightly toast both sides
  • Spread creamy cheese onto each slice; I made one with the cheese & onion pot and the other with smoked cheese!
  • Add a few drops of Worcester sauce to each slice
  • Place under a hot grill for a few minutes until the cheese is warm
  • Settle down in your favourite armchair with a cup of tea and enjoy!
  • The Cheese with Onion flavour has a creamy yet mild taste and the Smoked Cheese flavour is “really nice” according to my husband! This easy recipe is full of flavour and perfect for a snack on these cold winter nights.

    Whilst cheese on toast is a favourite for kids and adults alike, I also wanted to put together a quick treat for the adults for evening snacking. If you’re a fan of cheese and crackers, why not use Primula cheese for a snack with real character?

    cracker snacks

    Here I combined the Cheese with Chilli tub with a Ritz cracker and used the Cheese with Smoked Salmon tube with the Sainsbury’s Mature Cheddar Crispy Thins. The smoked salmon gives a highbrow treat – combining Primula’s tasty cheese with chopped salmon. You could say it’s a way of having your restaurant favourite cheese board in an easy and accessible way at home!

    As the Primula range have a long use by date range they are sure to become fridge staples at this time of year when a trip to the supermarket on a cold night is less appealing!

    The cheese cracker sandwich will also save you calories if you are watching your weight. Simply swap your Cathedral City Mature Cheddar (around 416 calories for 100g) for Primula with Smoked Salmon – at the same amount you’ll save around 209 calories!

    I’m always watching my weight but the real push will start again in January. Until then I’m going to have a few more nights of indulgent cheese on toast for supper as my winter comfort food!

    The range is available in ASDA with the Primula Smoked Salmon as a limited edition for the next few months so get yours now! Do you have any other ideas for an indulgent cheese on toast topper this winter?

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    Comments to Comfort Food with an Indulgent Twist!

    • I love anything cheesy on toast. As I work from home at this time of year it is essential to have something simple but warm for lunch.

      Ness 23rd November 2015 9:35 am Reply
      • Exactly! It’s so quick to do too!

        Nadine Hill 23rd November 2015 8:43 pm Reply
    • My ruin! I love this kind of food so much I find it hard to stop.

      Mari 23rd November 2015 7:35 pm Reply
    • It sounds so versatile with lots of different uses.

      Nayna Kanabar 23rd November 2015 8:17 pm Reply
    • Ooh the Worcester sauce really makes a difference with cheese on toast x

      Cass@frugalfamily 23rd November 2015 9:18 pm Reply
      • It sure does!

        Nadine Hill 24th November 2015 1:23 pm Reply
    • We love cheese on toast here. I have never tried it with Primular. I will have to give it a go

      Jen Walshaw (@Mum_TheMadHouse) 23rd November 2015 10:13 pm Reply
    • Oh I love this kind of food – Primula is fabulous and I love cheesy Ritz crackers too. Yum yum!

      Charly Dove 23rd November 2015 10:55 pm Reply
    • Oh this sounds amazing, just up my street – oh how I want to tuck in right now. x

      Sarah Bailey 24th November 2015 12:18 am Reply
    • Cheese on toast is my ultimate comfort food, havent tried the new spreads yet, will have to pop some in the trolley on my next supermarket visit!

      Sonya Cisco 24th November 2015 10:17 am Reply
      • Ooh good! I’m glad I’ve tempted you!!

        Nadine Hill 24th November 2015 1:23 pm Reply
    • I used to love Primula with chives on Ritz crackers when I was little, just isn’t the same now though x

      Sonia 24th November 2015 11:34 am Reply
    • I love cheese but haven’t tried this yet – hubby is a bit addicted to those ritz crackers though

      Kara 24th November 2015 9:24 pm Reply
    • Love worcester sauce on cheese on toast, I’m working with Primula too-spoke at O Communications event a few weeks ago, such a lovely team, Holly was my editor at Grazia before she moved there. Anyway, delish ideas here hun, now super hungry x

      Honest mum 24th November 2015 11:18 pm Reply
      • Great to be on the same team Vicki! x

        Nadine Hill 25th November 2015 8:03 pm Reply
    • This is one cheese we never have in the house as the wife hates squeezy cheese as she calls it, that said she does always put Lea and Perrins on her cheese on toast!

      Stephen 26th November 2015 8:45 am Reply
    • Those look yummy. Never thought to eat it like that. Do love some lea and perrins on cheese on toast x

      susankmann 28th November 2015 1:39 pm Reply
    • Ooh yum, this looks so tasty…and especially in this cold, rainy weather there’s nothing better than cheese on toast is there?!

      Globalmouse 30th November 2015 3:51 pm Reply
      • It’s just such a quick and easy treat!

        Nadine Hill 3rd December 2015 7:35 am Reply
    • Wow, never thought of using Primula on toast. Brings back happy memories of my childhood! Worcestershire Sauce is a genius invention on C on T – Can’t manage without it now! Commenting for myself and on behalf of BritMums Food – Thanks for taking part in the Food Roundup x

      Helen at Casa Costello 9th December 2015 1:21 am Reply
      • Thank you Helen, I think a lot of people grew up on cheese on toast!!

        Nadine Hill 9th December 2015 2:21 pm Reply

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