How to use the Fourme d’Ambert ?


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Spring thin pie with chunks of Fourme d’Ambert and olive oil
Type of dish : starter
Preparation time : 30 mn to 1 hour

Ingredients for 4 people :

1-Main ingredients

120g Fourme d’Ambert
12 button mushrooms
1 Chiogga beet and 1 yellow beet
1 half apple
1 small Striped Roman tomato
16 round radishes
8 wild asparagus
1 red onion
1 heart of Frisee salad
Red chard sprouts
Spinach sprouts
Edible flowers
Salad burnet
Fine « Fleur de sel » salt
Ground pepper


2-Ingredients for the shortbread crust :

500g flour
250g slightly cooled butter
10g fine salt
20g sugar
1 egg
120g water

3-Ingredients for the fennel puree :

1 fennel bulb
1 crystallized half lemon
1 teaspoon of chestnut honey
Olive oil
Salt and ground pepper


Preparation :

Rinse all the vegetables and cut them as thinly as possible. Cook the asparagus in a big volume of boiling salted water. Rinse them thoroughly with cold water and let them cool. Cut the Fourme d’Ambert into small slices.

Preparation of the shortbread crust :

Sift flour and mix with butter.
Add salt and sugar, then water and egg.
Lay the pastry out on a work surface, making sure it is smooth.
Keep in a cool place for at least 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 170°C. Press into the bottom of a tart pan  and bake without any filling for approximately 20 minutes.

Preparation of the fennel puree :

Finely mince the green and white parts of the fennel bulb and the crystallized lemon.
Sweat them in a drizzle of olive oil with chestnut honey.
Let it cook over low heat for approximately 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix and add salt and pepper to taste.

Assembling :
Spread the fennel puree onto the shortbread crust.
Garnish with the vegetable chunks, slices of Fourme d’Ambert, aromatic herbs and flowers.
Add a pinch of fine « Fleur de sel » salt, a grind of pepper and a dash of olive oil.



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