Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Dessert Party
Cheese Course
Total:
15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
8 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
8 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 wedge (about 8 ounces) Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 1 wedge (about 8 ounces) Fontina or Taleggio
  • 1 wedge (about 6 ounces) Gorgonzola
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 8 fresh figs, quartered
  • 1 cluster seedless red grapes
  • 1 cluster seedless green grapes
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup whole shelled walnuts or pecans, toasted
  • 1 loaf ciabatta, sliced

Directions

Arrange the cheeses together on 1 very large platter, or separately on small platters. Drizzle the honey around the Gorgonzola cheese. Arrange some of the fresh and dried fruits, nuts, and bread on the large cheese platter. Arrange the rest of the fruit and nuts on another platter. Serve, allowing guests to compose their own assortment of cheese, fruit, nuts, and bread on their plate.

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