I Tried This Boursin Cheese Pasta Dish, & It Will Blow Your Mind
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Have you ever had one of those nights where you can’t decide what you want to cook for dinner? You know you want to taste something new and original, but as both the chef and cleanup crew of your kitchen, you also don’t want to stray too far from the fundamental flavors and cooking techniques you’re already familiar with. Recently, while having one of these uninspired cooking conundrums of my own, I took to Instagram for ideas. While aimlessly scrolling through the endless sea of memes and cute kitten videos, I stumbled across this incredibly hypnotic post, which literally stopped me in my scrolling tracks. Originally shared by digital creator Sheila Williams—also known as @shewillevolve on the ‘gram—the post showcases a cooking demonstration for a baked pasta dish using Boursin cheese set to the swinging tunes of Artie Shaw & His Orchestra.
This recipe is a creative spin on the viral TikTok baked feta cheese pasta recipe that was so popular it was said to be responsible for triggering Finland’s feta cheese shortage back in 2021. As Williams notes in her post, she too found it difficult to get her hands on a block of feta cheese when she wanted to attempt to recreate the viral TikTok baked feta pasta recipe. However, she reminded determined to find a way to enjoy this dish—feta or no feta. Proving that necessity really is the mother of invention, she weighed alternative cheese choices that could potentially provide a similar texture to baked feta, eventually opting for bold, creamy Garlic Herb Boursin cheese.
“I looked up what cheeses you could bake & get the same creamy texture,” Williams captions in her Instagram post. “The options were feta, brie, goat, &…