Artesian Cheese Plate with Apple Chutney and Roasted Almonds with Smoked Black Pepper



Serves 8 to 12


4 ounces raw almonds

Olive oil

Sea salt and smoked black pepper

6 ounces cow’s milk cheese

6 ounces sheep’s milk cheese

6 ounces goat cheese

6 ounces blue cheese

6 ounces apple chutney

3 cups fresh fruit such as apples, pears and figs, sliced


Preheat oven to 350.


Place almonds in a medium bowl and drizzle with olive oil to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and roast for 10 to 15 minutes.


Place cheeses on a wonderful platter; label each.


On another platter, arrange chutney on plate, almonds and sliced fruit.