Goat's Cheese and Caramelised Onion Blinis

This is so creamy and delicious with the sharp caramelised onion cutting through the rich goat’s cheese. When buying goats cheese for this recipe make sure it’s the creamy type it may be labelled Buche de chevre if it’s French. Serve on Blinis which you can make or if you haven't got time then you can head to somewhere like Farro and buy boxes of them.


Ingredients – Makes approximately 20 canapés

1 Large red onion, finely sliced

20ml Oil for cooking

50g Brown sugar

10g Yellow mustard seeds

50ml Balsamic vinegar

200g Soft goat’s cheese

20 Blinis (recipe Here)



  1. 1. Put the onion and oil in a pan and gently fry.
  2. 2. After a couple of minutes add the brown sugar and caramelise until well browned.
  3. 3. Add the balsamic vinegar and yellow mustard seeds and cook until all the balsamic vinegar has reduced almost completely.
  4. 4. Cool the mixture.
  5. 5. Place the caramelised onions on the blinis then crumble the goat's cheese on top.