Yield: 8 appetizer servings
2 cups high quality ricotta cheese
2 Tbsps. chestnut honey
Coarse salt, as needed
Fresh cracked pepper, as needed
- Place cheese in a muslin cloth or kitchen towel and smoke slowly over embers underneath a cover for one-half hour. Be sure the fire is not hot.
- Cool cheese and remove from muslin.
- To serve: Place cheese in a rustic mound on a decorative plate or crock. Drizzle with chestnut honey, coarse salt and fresh cracked pepper. Serve with grilled sourdough toasts.
*Prepare in a wood-fired oven.
Recipe and photo from the National Honey Board.