Oven-roasted ciabatta with brie & strawberries, honey, walnuts and mint
Ever tried to pair brie with strawberries? I hadn\'t! I\'m used to simply using grapes to go along with cheese so when I read about this flavor combination in my flavor bible I simply had to try it, especially since I\'m a strawberry addict. The result was so tasty I quickly promoted it to one of my favorite spring/summer lunches for 2015! The flavor of the soft cow\'s milk cheese along with the sweetness of the mint, the freshness of the sweet-sour strawberries, the crunchy walnuts and the few warm drops of sweet honey are astonishing. But not only does it taste good, but the color of the strawberries and the mint are such vibrant bright colors, they\'ll no doubt put a smile on your face!
Although walnuts are more an autumn kind of ingredient, they are (in my opinion) the best type of nuts to be served along with brie and strawberries. Other options like pistachios would be give a too overpowering flavor and almonds don\'t provide the bitterness that walnuts can so I simply had to