Gino’s cheese-balls stuffed with roasted olive and peanuts recipe served with Roasted Peach Bellini on Gino’s Italian Escape: Hidden Italy

Gino served up tasty cheese-balls stuffed with roasted olive, coated with roasted peanuts accompanied by a delicious roasted peach Bellini on Gino’s Italian Escape: Hidden Italy

Ingredients for the olive balls: 250g full-fat cream cheese (chilled), 125g soft goat’s cheese (chilled), 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, 12 pitted black olives, drained, 100g roasted unsalted peanuts, chopped, Salt and freshly ground black pepper.

For the cocktail: 4 white peaches and 1 x 750ml bottle of prosecco (chilled).

The recipe is taken from Gino’s book titled: Gino’s Hidden Italy: How to cook like a true Italian – available from Amazon.