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4 4 disk Bocconcini di Pura Capra cheese4 4 slice paper-thin speck, prosciutto, or pancetta crusty bread, for serving arugula/rocket, for serving (optional)


Preheat the oven to broil/grill.

Remove the paper from the cheese and wrap the meat around them like a ribbon around a present. Place on a baking sheet/tray and broil/grill for 3 to 5 minutes, until the meat is crisp and the cheese has begun to bubble.

Remove and serve immediately with crusty bread and perhaps some fresh arugula/rocket, if desired.

Wine Pairings: white wine: Roero Arneis, Chardonnay red wine: Chinon, Barolo

Recipe courtesy of The Cheesemonger's Kitchen by Chester Hastings/Chronicle Books, 2011.

Tags: Appetizer, Snack, Cheese, Meat, Italian, Easy, 10 Minute, Quick, Broiling, Barbecue & Grilling, Cocktail Party

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