With Toasted Butteries and Local Cheese


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Spirit & Spice

By Ghillie Basan

Published 2019

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I was asked to come up with a dish using Aberdeen rowies (butteries) and Ayrshire Dunlop cheese for Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight, so I came up with this twist on the classic salad from the eastern Mediterranean. Fattoush is a fresh, crunchy salad prepared with juicy tomatoes, peppers, onions, mint and parsley with the addition of toasted bread, so I thought butteries would work well as they are slightly salty and retain their crunch when toasted. I used Ayrshire Dunlop cheese for the