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Shari's Gorgonzola w/ Almirante Port

Recipe Date:
June 28, 2016
Serving Size:
8
Cook Time:
00:10:00
Difficulty:
Easy
Measurements:
Imperial (US)
A delicious treat courtesy of Shari Coia Fulton, owner of Zia's Italian Cafe and Gelato Bar in Placerville, Ca.
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Noceto's Almirante (port)
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsps sugar
  • 8 ozs sweet gorgonzola cheese
Directions

Bring port to a boil, reduce to 1/2 cup on medium heat. Allow to cool.

Melt butter over medium heat. When sizzling, add walnuts and spices. Saute until well coated and lightly toasted – 2 to 3 minutes, then cool.

Divide gorgonzola into portions and spoon nut mixture over each portion. Drizzle with port syrup and serve with crusty bread and a glass of Almirante!