French mild goat’s cheese with plums in lavender syrup

French mild goat’s cheese with plums in lavender syrup
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Ready in 20 minutes

French mild goat’s cheese with plums in lavender syrup and toasted brioche is simplicity itself to make and it tastes wonderful.

Ingredients

  • 200g granulated sugar
  • 10 fresh lavender heads, washed
  • Pared zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 8 ripe plums, halved and stoned
  • 1 brioche loaf, thickly sliced
  • 150g French mild goat’s cheese (from Tesco or Sainsbury’s)

Method

  1. Put the sugar, 100ml water, lavender, lemon zest and juice and into a pan. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Cool slightly.
  2. Place the plums in bowls and drizzle with the syrup. Toast the brioche, spread with the goat’s cheese and serve with the plums.

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