What's new pussycat?

You can let your imagination run riot with these easy to make savoury toasts. Don’t stop at cats why not try making other faces, using different vegetables or coloured cheeses to make the features or cut the bread into different shapes such as stars. Children will love helping with these.
Preparation time - 20 minutes and cooking time - 10 minutesWhats new pussycat?


4 thick slices bread
2 – 3 tbsp tomato relish
100g / 4oz cheddar cheese

To make the features you will need…

A little red cheese such as Red Leicester or Double Gloucester
And a selection of vegetables such as courgette, carrot, mushroom, peppers, chive, celery and peas


1. Using a large round cutter or a small saucer as a guide, cut out four large circles from the bread

2. Lightly toast under the grill

3. Lightly spread one side of each circle with the relish

4. Cover generously with the grated cheese

5. Use vegetables and the coloured cheese to make the ears, eyes, nose and mouth. Use chives or very thin sticks of carrot or celery for the whiskers.

6. Place under the grill and cook until the cheese melts

7. Allow to cool slightly before serving