Prep Time

10 mins 

Cooking Time

5 mins


1 sandwich

We put the challenge out there to find NZ's best cheese toastie. After rigorous taste testing, we settled on a classic. Rosie's "In a Pickle". Take some pickled onions and Mainland Camembert, and you can't go past this kiwi classic. Enjoy with Jenny's Kitchen Tamarind Chutney.

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  • 2 slices ploughmans rustic white bread
  • Mainland buttersoft spread
  • 1/2 a small Mainland Camembert wheel
  • 1/2 cup Mainland mozarella
  • 1/4 cup grated gouda
  • 3 pickled onions
  • Jennys kitchen tamarind chutney 


  • Generously butter 2 slices of the bread. Place one slice of bread butterside down on a cold sandwich press. 
  • Place the camembert thinly sliced on the bread and put the chopped pickled onions on top of the camembert. 
  • Add the grated gouda and mozzarella. 
  • Put the other piece of buttered bread butter-side up on top.
  • Close the sandwich press and set to low heat for 1-2 minutes, then toast at high heat for 1 minute after that.
  • Slice hot and serve with a good dollop of tamarind chutney and a glass of your favourite beer.