Petit Frere, a rich soft ripenedcheese with its earthy, fruity flavor marries beautifully withtoasted baguette and plum-cranberry compote.
Recipe: Petit FrereCrostini with Plum-Cranberry Compote
1 baguette, cut into 16 1/2-inch thickslices
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
2 ripe but firm plums, pitted and chopped
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
Zest and juice of 1 small lemon
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped, plus more for garnish
2 tablespoons water
1 (8-ounce) wheel Wisconsin Crave Brothers Petit Frere*,cut into 16 wedges
Makes 12 servings.
*Wisconsin Brie or another soft-ripenedcheese may be substituted.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.
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