Food Notes & Tousim 02/01/2012

An easy recipe for a funny appetizer

You need only few minutes to prepare this taste onion brie. The flavour of cheese mixed with caramelized onion and caraway is delicious

2 medium onions , thinly sliced
3 tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar or 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar
1 sheet frozen puff pastry , thawed
4 ounces brie cheese or 4 ounces camembert cheese , rind removed, softened
1 -2 teaspoon caraway seed
1 egg
2 teaspoons water

In a large skillet, cook the onions, butter, brown sugar and vinegar over medium-low heat until onions are golden brown, stirring frequently.
Remove with a slotted spoon and cool to room temperature.
On a lightly floured surface, roll puff pastry into an 11x8 inch rectangle.
Spread Brie over pastry.
Cover with the onions; sprinkle with caraway seeds.
Roll up one long side to the middle of the dough; roll up the other side so the two rolls meet in the center.
Using a serrated knife, cut into 1/2 inch slices.
Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheets; flatten to 1/4 inch thickness.
Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
In a small bowl, beat egg and water; brush over slices.
Bake at 375°F for 12-14 minutes, or until puffed and golden brown.

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