Peaches with Mascarpone
Published by Clarkson Potter
This is an old dish, a good marriage of fruit and cheese, and a nice light way to finish a meal.
Total Timeunder 15 minutes
OccasionCasual Dinner Party
Recipe Coursedessert, snack
Taste and Texturecreamy, fruity, juicy, tart
Type of Dishfruit
- 1 cup fresh mascarpone cheese
- 2 tablespoone heavy cream
- 4 ripe peaches, halved and pitted
- 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
- 8 strawberries
- 4 mint sprigs
In a bowl, blend the cheese and cream. With a pastry bag, pipe the cheese mixture into the peach cavities (or use a spoon if you prefer). Sprinkle the walnuts over the cheese filling and serve two peach halves per portion, flanked by a pair of strawberries and a sprig of mint.
1990 Lidia Bastianich and Jay Jacobs