Goat Cheese Crostini with Apples, Pistachios, Crystallized Ginger and Chamomile Syrup
Serves: Serves 4
Holiday Entertaining with Clos du Bois and Zio & Sons
  • 1 French baguette, cut diagonally into ½-inch slices
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 ounces fresh goat cheese
  • ½ Granny Smith Apple, peeled and cut into small dice
  • 4 tablespoons chopped toasted pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons crystallized ginger, chopped
Chamomile Syrup:
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 chamomile tea bag
To make the syrup:
  1. In a small saucepan, bring the sugar and water to a boil to dissolve the sugar. Turn off the heat. Add the tea bag and steep for 3 minutes. Remove the bag and let cool.
To serve:
  1. Places bread slices on a sheet tray. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle very lightly with salt and pepper. Bake in a 350 degree oven until slightly crispy. Remove and let cool. Spread with some goat cheese and top with some apple, ginger, pistachios and drizzle with some of the syrup.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at https://honestcooking.com/french-inspired-holiday-entertaining-simi-winery/