1 Banon, chestbut leaves removed. (Saint Marcellin may also be used in this simple Hors d'ouvre.)
1 tbsp fig jam, fig paste, or Les Folies Fromage Fruit Spread with white fig, bay leaf and raisins.
1 cup chopped toasted pecans
Phyllo dough, 2 squares, lightly brushed in butter
Preheat oven to 350. Place Banon in center of dough, top with fruit spread of choice (white fig works beatifully) and quickly pull dough from corners to envelope cheese. Brush parcel with melted butter and heat until brown, 8-10 minutes.
Allow 2-3 minutes for center to cool before quatering and drizzling with fine balsamic. Serve on top a light spinach and pine nut salad.