An unusual dish that's easy to make.


  • 1 st tola crottin per person
  • 1 little gem per person (sliced lengthwise)
  • olive oil
  • irish honey
  • chilli flakes
  • balsamic vinegar
  • handful of black olives
  • handful of walnuts
  • 3 peppers (mixed colours)
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • salt, pepper
  • 1 loaf of ciabatta bread


  • Julienne all the peppers, gently fry toether in a little olive oil, stir in some chopped coriander.
  • Make the dressing by combining 3 parts oil to one part vinegar, one part honey, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cut the little gems in half, brush with olive oil and place on a grill pan to char.
  • Chop the walnuts and black olives and add to the dressing.
  • Slice the ciabatta, brush with olive oil.
  • Cut the crottins in half, spoon a little of the dressing over the top, season with a little sea-salt and cracked black pepper and place under the grill to cook (or leave in a hot oven for a few minutes). 1 minute before the end, sprinkle with a little chilli flakes.
  • Remove the lettuce from the grill pan, place to one side and grill the slices of ciabatta.
  • Assemble on a plate with the grilled cheese on top of the grilled bread, spoon over the dressing and arrange the lettuce and peppers to one side.

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