Pizzette with Taleggio and girolles
Sunday 16 January 2011
Taleggio is a soft, creamy, washed-rind cheese from the Val Taleggio region in northern Italy. Although its aroma is quite strong, its flavour is gentle and nutty, with a hint of saltiness. It is lovely with pan-fried girolles or Parma ham.
Four pizzette discs (see dough recipe)
300g/10oz girolle mushrooms
1 tbsp mild-tasting extra-virgin olive oil, plus a little more for drizzling
A few drops of lemon juice
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
A pinch of salt and plenty of freshly ground black pepper
16 sage leaves
Using a pastry brush, gently brush over the mushrooms to remove any earth.
Warm a pan over a medium heat and, when warm, add the olive oil. Now add the mushrooms, and sauté for one minute. Squeeze over the lemon juice, add the garlic and season.
Cook until the girolles are just tender and remove from the heat. Cook the pizzette in the pan following the dough instructions and remove from the heat.
Divide the cheese among the four discs and scatter over the sage leaves. Place in the oven and cook until the cheese has just melted, then remove from the oven.
Place on warm plates and spoon over the girolles. Drizzle over a little more oil and serve.
Jo from Northern Ireland was less than impressed by Russell Brand's attempt to stage a publicity stunt
When teaching the meaning of Christmas backfires
Life & Style blogs
Alexander McQueen at auction: What makes a really great piece of fashion?
A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
No female ejaculation, please, we’re British: a history of porn and censorship
Stressed nurses are 'forced to choose between health of patients and their own'
Pornhub: Kim Kardashian's sex tape is the most-watched porn video of all-time
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
iJobs Food & Drink
Negotiable: Ashdown Group: Data Manager - MySQL, Shell Scripts, Java, VB Scrip...
£27000 - £32000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Application Support Analyst - near S...
£23000 - £27000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This successful group of compan...
£29000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A HGV Class 2 Lorry Driver is required t...