Picture provided by Heidi Malaret, TARA, Ink.

Villa Azur

Roasted Dates by Executive Chef Erwin Mallet

Celebrity who loves this dish: Darren Criss

Serving: 4 people


36 pitted dry dates

12 slices of Bayonne Prosciutto

Manchego cheese: 4oz

Honey: ½ tbl spoon

Heavy cream: 1 cup

Melt half the Manchego cheese with the cream in a saucepan, salt and pepper, boil and then mix everything together in a blender.

Put aside in a cooler

Stuff the dates with Manchego cheese: 2gr per date

Wrap the dates 3 by 3 with one slice of Bayonne prosciutto

Bake the dates in an oven at (400F) for 4 minutes, then top the dates with honey and re-bake for 1 minute.

Plate and serve with the dressing on the side

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