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Cheese truffles

Written by Veronica Lavenia

Cheese truffles are one of the most popular apperizer.

Soft goat cheese is one of the Italian specialty cheeses. A good goat’s milk cheese has a strong but not intrusive flavor.

One of the classic Italian appetizers, such ad cheese truffles, calls for it served as small truffles cover with dried fruit grain. Chopped pistachios fits perfectly with this cheese, allowing you to recognize and enhance both flavors.

Cheese truffles: Ingredients

Makes about 10 truffles

200 g (7 oz) Italian caprino soft cheese (soft goat cheese) or other soft cheese

100 g (3½ oz-½ cup) chopped pistachios

Cheese truffles: Method

  1. Take small portions of cheese and formed into balls.
  2. Dip the mini cheese balls over the chopped pistachios.
  3. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

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About the author

Veronica Lavenia

PhD (former University academic). Italian based food writer, magazine contributor, some of my works have appeared and appears in the most popular International food magazine, as “Gluten-free Heaven”; "Vegetarian Living"; "Veggie Magazine"; "Lifestyle FOOD"; "Australian Good Food & Travel Guide; and "Chickpea", among others.
Foodpreneur, founder of @laveniasicilianchocolate