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Porto Fig Walnut and Cheddar spread Recipe
by Foodessa

Porto Fig Walnut and Cheddar spread

A vegetarian style paté made with Porto drenched dried figs, cheddar and walnuts.

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  Italy Italian
  Servings: 1 cup / 250ml


  • . > American / Metric measures <
  • . 4 Porto figs *
  • . 1/2 cup (80g) raw walnuts
  • . 3.5 oz. (100g) aged Cheddar
  • . 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Porto fig syrup
  • . 2 Tbsps. (30ml) water
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  • ...OR...pre-soak dried figs into enough Porto fortified wine to generously cover them in a small bowl. Let them rest until softened enough to purée in a blender. Add the remaining liquid into the recipe. Adjust the added water accordingly in order to achieve a paste.


  1. . Note: Can be prepared ahead the day before.
  2. . In a blender or small food processor, place together the 3 Porto figs with the remaining ingredients.
  3. . Pulse a few times. Scrape down the edges with a spatula before blitzing the mix into a spread-like texture.
  4. . Serve with either a few raw vegetables, crackers or fresh bread.
  5. . Flavourful wishes from Claudia's