Pear & Gorgonzola Focaccia
A winning flavor combination --sweet pears and rich Gorgonzola -- make this a favorite!
25 min.prep time
45 min.total time
1 (1-pound) loaf frozen white bread dough, thawed
1 large (1 1/2 cups) ripe pear, cored, sliced*
1 tablespoon sugar
1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
4 ounces Gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled
Gorgonzola is Italy's version of blue cheese, made with cow's milk. The cheese is inoculated with Penicillium mold to create the blue-green veins in a creamy, golden cheese. When it is young, Gorgonzola is creamy and smooth, but becomes sharper in flavor and drier in texture as it ages.