The Challenge: An “Italian” dessert, featuring cheese and using a sauce pot.
After the 13-hour grilling marathon that I went through for the pulled pork pitas, I wanted something quick and simple for my next recipe. This recipe definitely fits the bill.
Incredibly easy to make and taking less than 20 minutes to put together and grill, this dessert is still stunning to look at and is sure to impress your family, friends and dinner guests. After grilling up dinner, you can easily finish things off by popping this dish onto your barbecue.
The best thing about this recipe is that you can substitute many different fruits in place of the figs, but there’s something about grilled figs that makes me think of late summer evenings on the patio. But if you can’t find figs, other fruits that grill well, such as pears and peaches, can also make a great dessert.
The little cast-iron sauce pot that I used for the mascarpone is extremely heavy-duty and well-made – definitely tough enough for any griller! It comes with a handy angled brush and also does double-duty as a meat pounder (the bottom of the pot has a diamond-ridge pattern for flattening and tenderising chops and filets).
Don’t forget! Starting July 1, 2014, you can vote for your favourite #OGBChallenge recipe and be eligible to win one of five $100 gift cards to Ontario Gas BBQ! Get more info about the OGB Challenge here, plus follow all the action on Twitter by following the hashtag #OGBChallenge and keep watching my blog for more recipes and details about the contest.
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