A delicious starter with unusual ingredients.


  • 1 slice of stale bread per person
  • 1 slice of goats cheese per person
  • 1 tsp honey
  • pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • olive oil (to taste)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • a few leaves of rocket
  • pine kernels
  • salt, pepper


  • Rub the bread all over with the garlic clove and moisten with olive oil on both sides.
  • Place the goat's cheese in a small oven dish and drizzle with olive oil. Swirl the honey around it, sprinkle with chilli flakes and a little chopped thyme. Place the pine kernels around the cheese slice.
  • Place the cheese under a hot grill and allow to brown but do not let burn. Grill the bread on a grill pan or in a non-stick frying pan on both sides.
  • Assemble by placing the grilled bread on a plate; top first with rocket and the toasted pine kernels, then slide the cheese on top, removing the outer rind.
  • Add a little crushed black pepper, if desired.

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