CORN FRITTERS WITH HUMBOLDT GOAT CHEESE AND FRESH BASIL
This is a wonderful way to catch the taste of summer in all its glory. Corn is versatile, and this recipe can be used with other summer veggies such as diced sweet peppers.
6-8 ears of corn stripped off cob to equal 3 cups
2 eggs, beaten
¼ cup finely chopped yellow onions
¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1 cup crumbled goat cheese
salt and pepper to taste
Put all ingredients in a bowl except the flour. Add flour a little time until the mixture is gooey.
butter or oil for frying
Put butter or oil in large frying pan and heat up. Using a medium-sized spoon, put a dollop of mixture in the pan and slightly press down. Fry over medium heat for 2-3 minutes then turn and brown the other side. The fritters should be golden brown.
crème fraiche (optional)
Top with a dollop of crème fraiche , a sprig of basil and a cherry tomato. Serve immediately.
By Suzanne Simpson