Type: Salad
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 0 min.
Ready in: 10 min.
Servings: 6


  1. In a large bowl, add fennel, celery, endive, pine nuts, half the shaved Beemster, parsley, lemon juice, and olive oil.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and toss to combine.
  3. Sprinkle with remaining ½ cup shaved Beemster.


  • 1 bulb fennel, very thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, very thinly sliced
  • 1 head endive, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 4 oz Beemster XO, shaved
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Cheeses Mentioned


Revered for its rich flavors of butterscotch, whiskey, and pecan, Beemster X-O has a deep ocher interior.

Pairs with:

Dark beer. Olives, fig cake, spicy honey roasted nuts and honeycomb.