ROAST FIG, SMOKED BACON & BLUE CHEESE

04/02/2016 13:28:00

A perfect recipe for a cheese course, starter or light lunch...

Ingredients (4 pers)

  • 1 Bridor Fig loaf
  • 12 figs
  • 12 slices smoked bacon (Alsace)
  • 120g blue cheese
  • 3 tbsp. clear honey
  • Pepper
  • Rocket and watercress to garnish
  • Olive oil

Take the figs and cut a cross halfway down andpull open, place a nugget of blue cheese insidethen wrap each fig with bacon and secure with awooden pick. Place in a roasting tin and drizzlewith honey and season with pepper.

Cook at 200°C for 8-10min until caramelized butnot overcooked. Garnish with some rocket andwatercress leaves drizzled with olive oil and someof the juices from the pan.

Great as a cheese course, starter and light lunch. Serve the Bridor Fig loaf warm to go with it!

by Michel Roux Jr

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