4 figs, cut into wedges

1 fig thinly sliced

1 tsp. mustard seeds

4 tbsp. red wine vinegar

4. tbsp demerera sugar

1 inch fresh ginger, grated

1 red onion, finely chopped

1 cinnamon stick

1 star anise

100g manchego cheese

12 thin slices from a white baguette

Sprig of fresh thyme to garnish


In a small saucepan, add the chopped onion, sugar, mustard seeds, spices, ginger and vinegar, and cook together slowly until the onion is completely softened. Add the fig wedges and cook for another 5 - 10 minutes until the figs are just starting to break down.

Drizzle olive oil over the baguette slices and grill until toasted.

Top the baguette slices with shaved manchego and chutney.

Sprinkle with fresh thyme and serve.

Products Used

KitchenCraft Spreader Knife 

KitchenCraft Mini 6cm Four Sided Grater

MasterClass 10cm Ceramic Utility Knife 

MasterClass Non-Stick Heavy Duty 16cm Saucepan