• There’s something about the freshness of thyme that pairs so beautifully with sweet, juicy peaches. Brioche with thyme-roasted peaches and vanilla mascarpone is a divine combination of flavours and perfect for brunch. Serve to friends or family on a bright morning.

    Recipe by Alida Ryder

    Brioche with thyme-roasted peaches and vanilla mascarpone

    Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes


    • Thyme-roasted peaches

    • 4 peaches, halved and stones removed
    • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
    • 20ml (4 tsp) honey
    • Vanilla Mascarpone

    • 250g mascarpone, room temperature
    • 15ml (1 tbsp) icing sugar
    • 1 vanilla pod, halved lengthways and seeds removed
    • 4 slices brioche, toasted, to serve



    Preheat the oven to 180°C and line an oven tray with baking paper.


    Place the peaches on the tray and top with the thyme and a drizzle of honey. Roast in the preheated oven until the peaches are cooked, about 20 minutes.


    For the mascarpone, combine the ingredients and mix well.


    Spread the vanilla mascarpone onto the toasted brioche and top with the roasted peaches. Serve immediately.