Shari's Gorgonzola w/ Almirante Port
June 28, 2016
A delicious treat courtesy of Shari Coia Fulton, owner of Zia's Italian Cafe and Gelato Bar in Placerville, Ca.
- 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
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!