Peaches barbecue well, as they are firm and will tolerate the heat. Marinating them in
amaretto gives them a bit of a kick, if you don't have amaretto a little rum
with extra sugar makes a good substitute.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10-15 minutes
6 peaches, ripe but still firm
3 tbsp. caster sugar
6 amaretti biscuits, crushed
12 amaretti biscuits
100 ml amaretto (optional)
Peaches: Halve the peaches and remove the stones. Mix the amaretto
and the sugar together in a bowl. Place the peaches in the mixture flesh side down
and leave to marinate for 1-4 hours.
To Cook: Place the peaches flesh side down on the side grills of a
moderate barbecue for 8-10 minutes. The peaches should have grill marks and be
Mascarpone: Mix the mascarpone and crushed biscuits together in a
bowl. This is best prepared just before serving, as the biscuits will become soggy.
To Serve: Place 2 peach halves on each plate; place a spoonful of
the mascarpone into the centre where the stone was, and if you desire pour over a
little amaretto onto the peaches. Place 2 biscuits on each plate and