There is no reason observant Jews can't enjoy a good grilled cheese during Passover.
When I originally started this grilled cheese project, I never imagined that I would be doing it for 3 years plus, nor did I think that I would create special sandwiches for Passover. However, that is exactly what has happened. Originally, I created a Matzoh & Charoset Grilled Cheese and then last year a PassEaster Grilled Cheese, one that highlighted both Passover and Easter. This year, I was unsure of what direction to go in. Passover doesn’t really allow for many choices when it comes to a grilled cheese sandwich. However, I think this year was my best Passover Grilled Cheese Yet.
Ingredients for fried matzoh with horseradish mayo grilled cheese
Fresh Horseradish Mayo
The cheese: cantalet
I searched Whole Foods for a special cheese, focusing on cheeses that were on sale. Cantalet was the one I stumbled on.
"(kahn-TAH-lay) is one of the oldest cheese in France, older even than Roquefort and Livarot. Cantalet is named after the Cantal Mountains in Auvergne, where it is produced from unpasteurized cow’s milk and received A.O.C. recognition in 1956. Affinage is least one month for a young cheese, up to 6 weeks for a medium cheese and 6 months for a mature cheese. The paste is smooth and straw colored and with age, it becomes darker especially around the rind. The flavor is buttery and nutty with earthy undertones and each bite lingers gracefully in the mouth. Cantal pairs well with a wide range of wines such as Beaujolais Cru, California Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Champagne." (Tastings Gourmet Market)
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