Caprice des Cantons from fromagerie La Germaine, Lavander from Bleu Lavande and honey fondant

Flavours of region Eastern Townships, Michèle Foreman

Serves 4

Ingredients :

  • 250 g Caprices des Cantons cheese 9 ounces


  • 1 apple, thinly sliced


  • 1 pear, thinly sliced


  • 1 plum, thinly sliced


  • 30 mL sugar 2 tablespoons


  • 60 mL liquid honey 1/4 cup


  • 15 mL lavender 1 tablespoon



Tea syrup


  • 125 mL water 1/2 cup


  • 60 mL sugar 1/4 cup


  • 60 mL green tea leaves 1/4 cup




Preparation :


1) In a non-stick skillet, melt sugar until golden.


2) Combine slices of fruit (apple, pear, and plum). Simmer for approximately 3 minutes, then pour in the tea syrup and cool in the refrigerator.

3) Pour honey and lavender into a microwave safe bowl.

4) Heat for a few moments until the lavender releases its full flavour.

5) Pour water into a saucepan. Add sugar and tea leaves, and heat to a simmer.

6) Strain through a chinois and refrigerate.

7) Cut cheese into 4 equal parts and put into ramekins.

8) Drizzle with lavender honey and warm in a preheated 180°C (350°F) oven for 2 or 3 minutes.


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