Recipe: Apple Almond Agave Chevre

We made a version of this at the custom Cuban Hard Cheese, Feta and Chevre class I taught last week.  After the class, I made it again…like this. 

I ate most of it in one sitting.

By myself. 

First, if you have access to your own raw goat milk, make chevre.  If you don’t, go buy a plain log of chevre (i.e. goat cheese) at the store.

Make your chevre into about a 4″ in diameter, 1″ tall pancake.

Then, cut up almonds (unsalted) and dried apples into little pieces.

Next, press the almond and apple mixture into all sides of the chevre.

Cut out a slice…or leave it hole for serving as an appetizer.

Then, drizzle the slice…or the whole thing…with agave nectar.  (I would have used raw, local honey, but I didn’t have any.)

Serve with a fork.  Eat all in one sitting.

Or, since that might not be polite at a party, serve it with thinly sliced apples.

Enjoy!!!

–  The Goat Cheese Lady

About The Goat Cheese Lady

I am Lindsey. At first I was a city girl. Growing up, the closest thing I had to farm animals were a cat and a cockatiel. In 2009, Herbert (my husband) and I bought our first milk goat and I instantly became an urban farmgirl, attempting to balance city and farm life..before I knew “urban homesteading” was a thing. That’s when we began The Goat Cheese Lady Farm, hence The Goat Cheese Lady blog you’re visiting now. After moving to the country in 2014, I embarked on life as a rural farmgirl. We continued teaching farm and cheesemaking classes, raising more goats and began construction on our cheese creamery. But life had other plans and in 2017, we decided that, due to financial and health issues, we had to close the farm for business. No more classes, no more creamery, a lot less milking. We went back to off farm jobs, I as an Occupational Therapist, Herbert in construction with his business, D&A Home Remodeling. At that point, I made a silent promise to myself that I would corral my entrepreneurial mind and focus on a job for a year. Well, it has been a year and I am back. Not to classes, cheese, soap or lotion, but back to writing. I love it. I’m not sure where it will lead me, but that’s where I’m starting. I’ll continue to write as The Goat Cheese Lady for now, and whatever the future holds, I’ll let you know. Our two boys are 14 and 11 and continue to be louder than my sister and I ever were. We have two dogs, Montaña and Flash, a cat, Jumpy, a flock of chickens and three goats. Yes, we still have Lucy, the goat who helped us start it all and was milked by over 1,000 people. She’s retired but still the boss. Chocolate provides enough milk for our family with some to spare for the dogs. Soccer friends, school friends, coyotes and mice are frequent visitors. There are way too many flies and every so often we see an owl. I’m glad you’re here. Sometimes you’ll laugh out loud, other times you’ll be inspired to appreciate the small things. My hope is that, over your morning cup of coffee or your afternoon work break, you’ll enjoy the antics and inspiration that are my daily life. Lindsey
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