Take advantage of fragrant ripe summer melons, pairing them with tangy cheese and honey for quick snack dish or holiday hors d'oeuvre. Also a great starter for a pairing menu.
4 oz. manchego cheese, cut in 1/2-in. cubes
4 oz. cantaloupe, melon balled
1 tbsp. ground cumin
1 oz. orange blossom honey, local if possible
- On small cocktail fork or pick, spear cheese, then melon ball.
- Arrange on serving plate. Squeeze small drop of honey on fruit or cheese and sprinkle lightly with ground cumin.
- Serve immediately.