Sorry for longer silence here on the blog...I'm guilty of catching some holidays :)
While I'll tell you more about it some other time...today a little, quick appetizer.
Taking advantage of last apricots this season, I made a quick and easy appetizer which is tasty and good looking at the same time.
Forks with apricot, goat cheese and bacon.
I really love the combination of fruits and meat - in this case smoky bacon. Goat cheese adds a bit of tangy, salty taste to it, which goes perfectly with smooth sweetness of apricots.
You can use as well peaches instead of apricots and Parma ham instead of bacon.
It really is as easy as it sounds...
All you need to do is:
1. Prepare the goat cheese (preferably softer one) - add pepper (little bit of salt if needed) and form little balls
2. Roll the balls of cheese in bacon
3. Fork the rolled cheese
4. Grill quickly the apricot quarters
5. Fork the apricots
6. Serve - I served it with small salad, a few more apricots, walnuts
7. Gently sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and honey
This looks really lovely on the individual serving plates but I'm sure it will be stunning on one big serving dish as well.
All of it takes not more than 15 minutes to prepare.
So, go on - give it a try and let me know how you like it!