Watermelon Goat Cheese Canapes are great idea for a cocktail party or get together. They’re a bite-sized offering of layered flavors that explode in your mouth.
Watermelon Goat Cheese Canapes are a delight. To create, cut the watermelon into cubes. Carve out a small divot and fill it with balsamic vinegar. Finally, top with crumbled goats cheese and ribbons of basil. That’s it!
Balsamic vinegar is an important ingredient in this recipe, it should be high on the density scale. The density of balsamic vinegar ranges from 1.20g/ml-1.37g/ml. You will need one which has a density of 1.32g/ml or more, and it should have a syrup-like quality with a tangy sweetness.
To create the cradle to hold the vinegar, you should use the 1/4 tsp measure of a measuring spoon set, and carefully scoop out a small segment in the middle of each watermelon cube.
If you don’t have a measuring spoon set, use the tip of a small chef’s knife.
Each divot does not need to be perfect, so don’t be intimidated when carving them out. You just need to create a small enough cradle to hold a drop or two of balsamic vinegar. Regardless of how adept you are at creating divots, they will be masked by the the goats cheese and basil.
Do not dig too deep. For two reasons: (1) you only need a small amount of balsamic vinegar for its presence to be felt, and (2) creating a deep hole may result in the vinegar seeping out the bottom, as one of mine did!
In conclusion, I love this recipe, it ticks all the boxes. It’s easy to create, very tasty and impressive looking. I wish I could remember where I first saw this recipe. I’d really like to recognize the genius who created it. I think I saw it on a cooking show, but I watch so many that it is impossible to confirm which one. Nonetheless, Watermelon Goat Cheese Canapes are delicious and I suggest you make them the next time you have a gathering. Your guests will swoon at first bite and beg you for the recipe.