Baked Endive with Gorgonzola

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

  • About

This unusual dish is a simplified—and lighter—version of one served in a Roman restaurant in which the endive is charcoal-grilled, then covered with cream and cheese, and baked until bubbling and golden. Grilling before baking is a wonderful technique that adds an elusive quality to any dish, but it is much more easily adapted to restaurant kitchens than home kitchens.

There are pleasing contrasts in this dish—mildly bitter vegetable, which is also slightly firm, against the sweet c