ROASTED BABY HEIRLOOM BEETS, VANILLA-INFUSED GOAT CHEESE, PUMPKIN SEED PESTO Serves 4 1 bunch each of baby yellow, candy, and red beets 1 cup white balsamic 1 cup EVO 3 garlic cloves 3 sprigs thyme 2 blood oranges 1 vanilla bean 1 small wheel Crottin
de Champcol 1 bunch wild arugula 1 bunch yellow frisee 1 bunch mustard greens Any type of cress 1/2 cup pumpkin seed oil 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds, toasted Salt, pepper, coriander seeds CUT GOAT cheese lengthwise along the side into two long halves.
My wife had her usual goat cheese starter with this version being a crottin
on ciabatta toast with a walnut and pear salad.
Et aussi le crottin
des chevaux de la police montee chargee de la securite
Younger daughter's grilled goat's cheese crottin
salad, pounds 6, with bonny coloured light pink heritage beetroots from Ken Holland, was exquisite.
For starters I had goat's cheese crottin
, which came with fennel, slow-roast tomato salad and basil pesto.
goat cheese for this recipe is ideal because it is quite firm but when hot it doesn't completely melt.
The winning dish created by sous chef Jenny which won her the Coventry chef title was a crottin
and red onion pithivier on sorrel with beetroot coulis.
If you can't get crottin
then use 1cm thick slices off a normal goat cheese log.
The Coffee Plate includes France's finest such as Crottin
frais, Fleur due Maquis, Mimolette, and Ossau-Iraty.
They might go there to browse or as a last attempt to find, say, a delicious goat's milk cheese called Crottin
de Chavignol, resigning themselves to the fact that they will pay three times its retail cost anywhere else.
Triballat, a family-owned French company with a portfolio of artisan cheese plants making AOP (appellation) cheeses such as Epoisses, Langres, Selles-Sur-Cher, Crottin
de Chavignol, and Rocamadour.
After agonising over dishes such as roasted corn-fed chicken and lobster salad, I opted for a starter of grilled crottin
goat's cheese served with dressed seasonal leaves (pounds 4.