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Västerbotten cheese cream with Almond potato chips

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Västerbotten cheese cream with Almond potato chips

  • 2 dl (1 cup) cream cheese
  • 100 g (3½ oz) grated aged Västerbotten cheese
  • salt
  • 3-4 small almond potatoes
  • Kalix roe
  • chives
  • red onion

Västerbotten cheese cream:
  1. Blend all the ingredients in a food processer into a smooth cream.
Almond potato chips:
  1. Slice the potatoes thin with skin still on, on a ”mandoline” or a slice machine. Put on a silicate sheet, salt and spray with olive oil, cover with another sheet. Bake in oven at 150°C/300°F for about 10 min.
  1. Garnish with Kalix roe, chopped chives and red onion.

Braised pork belly from Domta farm

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Apple cider braised pork belly from Domta farm with almond potato purée

Braised pork belly:
  • about 2kg (4½ lbs) pork belly
  • 3 yellow onions
  • 3 green apples
  • 1 bottle apple cider
  • 1dl (½ cup) cider vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • about 1 liter (4¼ cups) chicken stock
  • 10 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • salt and pepper
Almond potato purée:
  • 500g (1 lb) almond potatoes
  • 300g (10½ oz) cream
  • 100g (3½ oz) butter
  • salt

Braised pork belly:
  1. Cut the skin of the pork belly, season with salt and pepper and place in a deep oven tray.
  2. Peel and chop the onion and apples.
  3. Sautee the onion, apple and the rosemary in a saucepan, add the vinegar, cider and chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  4. Pour it over the pork and braise in 150°C/300°F oven about 2 – 3 hours depending on size.
  5. Take out the belly and chill it under pressure.
  6. Cut in square pieces and heat up by getting the skin crackling crispy in a skillet.
Almond potato purée:
  1. Boil the potatoes soft in salted water and press through a molinette.
  2. Bring the cream to boil and add to the potatoes.
  3. Mix in the butter and season with salt. Garnish with parsley, apple balls, grated horseradish and whole grain mustard

The Domta farm is located outside the city of Enköping, where the Domta pig is breeded. This free range pig farm has been a favorite among Swedish chefs since they opened in 1992 for their fantastic ecological pork production.