Quick & Easy

Charcuterie plate

Raid the delicatessen shop to create this exquisite French platter.


Pickled mushrooms
Carrot and turmeric salad


1.Make pickled mushrooms; Heat oil in large frying pan, add mushrooms, chillies and thyme; stir over medium heat 1 minute. Stir in sugar then vinegar; stir until mushrooms are tender. Cool, season to taste.
2.Make carrot and turmeric salad. Combine ingredients in medium bowl; season to taste.
3.Combine tarragon and oil in medium bowl; season to taste. Add tomatoes; toss gently to combine.
4.Char-grill or toast sourdough.
5.Serve tomato mixture, sliced meats, pâté and toasts with mushrooms and salad.

A charcuterie plate consists of cured or prepared meats (most often pork). To save time, purchase various preserves and dips from the supermarket instead of making the pickled mushrooms and carrot salad. Water crackers and oat cakes can be served instead of the sourdough.


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