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Puff Pastry Braid Stuffed with Spicy Gorgonzola PDO, Dried Fruit, Pears and Bacon


  • 400 g Spicy Gorgonzola PDO
  • 1 rectangular puff pastry roll
  • 50 g speck
  • 30 g mixed nuts
  • 2 pears
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • pepper
  • thyme
  • 1 lemon


  1. Coarsely cut the dried fruit and set aside in a bowl.
  2. Peel the pears, dice them and transfer to a bowl with acidulated water.
  3. Roll out the puff pastry and place the slices of bacon in the centre, leaving some space around them.
  4. Place the Spicy Gorgonzola PDO, chopped dried fruit and pear cubes on top.
  5. Add pepper and thyme.
  6. Use a sharp knife to make diagonal cuts to the right and left of the filling.
  7. Close the initial part of the dough over the filling and alternate the strips of dough by crossing them.
  8. Brush the surface with beaten egg yolk with a spoonful of milk.
  9. Preheat the oven to 200° and cook for 20/25 minutes.
  10. Serve the braid of puff pastry lukewarm.