I am not sure where the inspiration for these honey, almond and cheese sandwiches came from.
It may have been a recipe I saw years ago and filed away to the back of my mind or it may have been a pure creative genius. Not sure. But, for some reason I decided that I needed to melt some cheese on bread, top it with almonds and rosemary and then douse the whole thing in honey.
I am so glad I did.
This sandwich is unique and totally incredible. Bread and cheese has always been my weakness but adding the almonds and the honey takes it over the top.
Have I mentioned how much I am loving honey these days? I have been putting it on everything. This is a really big shift for me because I have never really liked it much. But, something changed.
I have been putting honey on my oatmeal, my yogurt, in my smoothies, in my curry recipes, and now, on my bread and cheese.
The kids started school this week and I had sandwiches on my mind so this was dreamed up, developed and devoured all within a matter of hours. I wouldn't recommend sending this to school lunch because a) it tastes better warm and b) the honey makes a bit of a mess.
This whole sandwich was a result of a Trader Joe's run........Camembert cheese, baguette and their amazing marcona almonds with rosemary. The rosemary came from our garden and the honey was local to Sarasota (great for fighting off allergies).
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Honey Almond and Cheese Sandwiches
- Marcona Almonds with Rosemary
- Camembert Cheese
- Rosemary Sprigs
- 1-2 Tablespoons Local Honey
- Split the baguette.
- Cover with cheese.
- Toast until cheese is just slightly melted.
- Sprinkle with almonds and rosemary sprigs.
- Drizzle with honey.
- Top with the other half of the baguette and cut into desired size sandwiches. One baguette is usually about four sandwiches.