Goats cheese cream with olive and cherry caramel sauce
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Candied pitted olives and cherries in sweet sherry wine goes well with a goat's cheese cream. (Photo courtesy of Olive It!)
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Spanish
Serves: 2-4
For the sauce:
  • 50g of pitted black olives
  • 100g of cherries
  • 1 cup of caster sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 glass of sweet sherry wine
For the cheese cream:
  • 400ml of double cream
  • 1 tea spoon vanilla essence
  • 50g of goat’s cheese
  • 50g of sugar
  • 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
For the sauce:
  1. Place a small sauce pan over high heat and add the sugar, water and olives.
  2. Let it all form a syrup and reduce down to a golden caramel
  3. At this point add the glass of sweet sherry and the pitted cherries and let it all boil together for an extra 5 minutes. This will keep in a tight container for more than a month
For the cheese cream:
  1. Bring all ingredients to the boil while whisking until fully dissolved.
  2. Chill for a couple hours and whip with the help of a whisk.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at https://www.edinburghfoody.com/2016/02/26/olive-it-cooking-up-an-olive-feast-with-omar-allibhoy/