Goat Cheese Pumpkin Farce

Goat Cheese Pumpkin Farce

Ingredients

  • 1lb Cooked pumpkin (passed through chinois)
  • 1/2lb Goat Cheese
  • 1/4lb Mascarpone
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1tsp Spice Mix

Ingredients

  • 1g Bay leaf (ground)
  • 3 Whole nutmeg (grated on microplane)
  • 4g Allspice (ground)
  • 4g Fennel seed (ground)
  • 8g Fenugreek (ground)
  • 10pc Clove (ground)
  • 1g Star anise (ground)

Steps

  1. Clean the skins of the pumpkin and cut into large chunks.
  2. Roast pumpkin with a little bit of olive oil on a sheet tray at 350 degrees until tender and golden brown
  3. Blend in a food process until smooth and pass through a fine mesh screen
  4. Mix all ingredients in a stand mixer with paddle attachment until smooth and fluffy. Place mixture in pastry bags
  5. Roll out thin sheets of your favorite pasta recipe and make ravioli
  6. After cooking the ravioli toss in a pan with a little bit of brown butter and water and season with salt
  7. Garnish with thinly sliced speck prosciutto, thinly sliced pears, chopped hazelnuts, and aged balsamic

Chef’s Tip: Goat Cheese Pumpkin Farce pairs well with Wente Vineyards Morning Fog Chardonnay and Wente Vineyards Riva Ranch Chardonnay. Enjoy!