The strong flavours of blue cheese and Parma figs go really well together – either as a dinner party starter or a light lunch with crusty bread
- 6 fresh figs, quartered
- 150g (1lb) Gorgonzola piccante (or other soft blue cheese), cut into 24 bite-size chunks
- 170g (6oz) Parma ham
- 4tbsp olive oil
- 1-2tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 100g (4oz) rocket
Wrap a fig quarter and piece of cheese in half a slice of Parma ham.
Mix the oil and vinegar and drizzle over the rocket just before serving.
Serve three fig quarters per person with a handful of rocket.
You can wrap the figs up to two hours before you're ready to serve. Keep covered in the fridge and take out 10 mins before serving.