Corsican-style Goat’s Cheese & Honey Omelette

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Appears in
A Passion for Cheese

By Paul Gayler

Published 1997

  • About

Corsican food is typically Mediterranean but has a few distinctive hallmarks, one of which is the use of Broccio, a sheep’s milk cheese. Broccio is popular in savoury dishes and desserts such as fritters, custards and this simple omelette. It’s quite hard to obtain elsewhere, so I have substituted goat’s cheese, which I actually prefer.


  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 65 g (


Put the eggs in a bowl with the mint, sugar, ground almonds and 1 tablespoon cold water and beat until light and fluffy. Heat the butter in a 20 cm (8