You already know about my love affair with pumpkin. We’ve had some good times. And we get along quite well… in breads, muffins, pies… heck, even drinks. But, baked with Gorgonzola?? Um, I’m not too sure about that. I’ve put this one off as long as I could, though (saving the best for last – I can’t wait for that Potato Gratin!). I forced myself to buy that expensive little container of bleu cheese and figured that I’d give the leftovers to dear ol’ Dad (aka the German ‘Iron Stomach’).
This one was definitely easy to put together… just whisk together your ingredients, pour into the ramekins and top with Gorgonzola and pecans. I did my best to eat an entire ramekin, but I could only get through half. Dad, as you know, ate his with gusto. This should be one of my new favorite side dishes, but I just can’t get past that cheese! Interesting fact: Gorgonzola is one of the oldest known bleu cheeses, having been created around 879 AD. Pretty neat… however, I’m still not a fan. They photograph well, though… 🙂
#8 – Pumpkin-Gorgonzola Flans (pg. 146)
Source: Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan