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This week I want to talk about fruit. Nothing too stressful and after a few weeks of telling you "what not to eat" and other controversial issues we need a break. Even so, fruit is really important.
For those of you who follow Dr. Gourmet faithfully, you know how much I think of eating fruit. Of course, it's really healthy and for sweet snackers it makes the perfect treat. Adding servings each day to your diet can have a profound effect on both short and long term health. Study after study proves this. How to Eat More Fruit
Bel paese is the perfect cheese for this sort of dish. It's mild but rich, creamy and it melts well. This combined with the ham, thyme, nutmeg and pancetta makes a fantastic dish.
If you can't find pancetta, a good quality smoked ham will do. You could use prosciutto but a great quality black forest ham will work well too.