2 ½ c Cracker Crumbs
1/2 c Ground Walnuts
1/2 Stick Butter
2 ½ c Cream Cheese, at room temperature
5 Large Eggs
1/3 c 40% Cream
2 t Flour
1 Leek, white part sliced &; sauté;;ed
3/4 c Gorgonzola Cheese, grated finely
1/4 t Thyme Leaves
1 T White Wine
Salt & Pepper to taste
Mix crust ingredients together and press onto bottom of a greased spring form pan.
Put cream cheese in mixer & stir on low.
Add eggs, yolks, cream &; flour.
Stir until uniform.
Add leeks, Gorgonzola, thyme, wine, salt &; pepper.
Stir until just mixed and pour batter into the prepared spring form pan.
Bake at 300º until center is firm, about 1-1 ½ hours.
Recipe taken from a live demonstartion by:
"Cooking With Chef Kenny" in Francos at the Alton Holiday Inn.
You can watch Kenny make it here: