WHAT YOU NEED

  • 9oz (225 grams) aged Mountainoak gouda cheese, room temperature
  • 1-piece fresh Ontario honeycomb (can be found at a specialty or health food store, or some wineries)
  • 1 ¾ oz (50 grams) dark chocolate, chilled
  • 1 loaf of your favourite fruit and nut bread, sliced ½ inch (1.2 cm) thick and toasted

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Carefully cut the rind off the Ontario aged gouda and shave the cheese with a vegetable peeler. Work slowly, aiming for super thin shavings – they work best for this recipe.
  • Place the cheese shavings in the centre of your serving vessel (something nice please; get fancy!)
  • Put a couple of heaping spoonful’s of honeycomb anywhere on the plate. (Are you making it look nice? I hope so. These are some worthy ingredients.)
  • Slice and toast up a loaf of your favourite fruit and nut bread (1/2 inch thick), and serve on the side.
  • Take the chilled chocolate and rasp or grate it onto the cheese. The trick here is to get the honeycomb, chocolate and toasted bread all in one bite.

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