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A Romantic Parisian Meal: Clementine Goat Cheese Crostini

When I traveled to Paris last year, I decided to take a cooking class. I mean it was the capital of some of the most exquisite cuisine right? I was skeptic until I found a chef who taught organic-vegetarian cooking! With her, I customized a special Jain menu of French foods to learn. Over the next few posts, I will share  some great French dishes which are bound to impress a special someone on a candle-light dinner date 😉

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This series of French cooking posts will go by course, so let us start with…

The Appetizer:

Clementine Goat Cheese Crostini:

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Already drooling. Goat cheese is the best thing ever.

Ingredients:

  • French Bread loaf, sliced
  • Olive oil to brush
  • Goat Cheese
  • Clementine Preserves
  • Rosemary sprigs

How?

Remove the goat cheese from wrapping and set out on the counter to soften.

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Meanwhile, slice the french bread loaf in about 1/4 inch thick slices.

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Slice the goat cheese into rectangular pieces about the size of your bread. Brush olive oil over the bread slices, and slightly toast them in the oven for about 5-7 minutes until they are browned around the edges.

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Assemble the crostini. Place the goat cheese over the bread, and dollop on some clementine jam/preserves. Top off with a rosemary leaf.

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Top off with some finely crushed black pepper. These will disappear in less 2 minutes.

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Bon Appétit!

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