Corsu Vecchiu with Spiced Carrot Salad and Golden Raisin Purée

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By Thomas Keller

Published 1999

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Corsu Vecchiu is a semi-hard Spanish sheep’s milk cheese, about the consistency of Gruyère, that has a nuttiness I like. It works very well with spices, so we created a sweet carrot salad that we season with a spice mix and added a golden raisin purée that links the carrots and cheese nicely. If you can find it, Mahón, another Spanish cheese, would work well in this dish.

Cutting the cheese into thin slices for serving allows more air to circulate around it; oxygen brings out the fl