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Alpkäse cheese and potato spread © Alma
New way to enjoy cheese on bread

Alpkäse cheese and potato spread

The protected-designation Alpkäse cheese is a wonderful seasonal specialty. It is only produced at high elevations in the mountain pasture dairies between May and September. Combined with potatoes, it forms a creamy and hearty spread.

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Alpkäse cheese and potato spread with bread from a wood-fired oven

  • Ingredients for 4 people
    4 slices of bread from a wood-fired oven
    200 g waxy potatoes peeled, boiled and mashed with a fork
    120 g 6-month-old Alpkäse cheese, grated
    3 tbsp. butter, creamed, room temperature
    120 g cottage cheese 20% FDM
    1 small onion, diced
    1 tsp. sweet paprika powder
    1 tsp caraway seed, roughly chopped
    Salt
    Freshly ground black pepper
    Nutmeg
    4 tbsp. chives, finely chopped, to garnish
    4 tbsp. bacon lardons, fried

  • Preparation
    1. Fry the bacon lardons until crisp in a non-stick frying pan.
    2. Boil the diced onion in water for 15 seconds, pour off and quench with
    cold water.
    4. Mix all ingredients well in a bowl and season well.
    5. Serve with bread from a wood-fired oven, bacon lardons and chives.

    Recipe: Florian Mairitsch, Alma

  • Tip
    In a well-sealed jar, the potato-cheese spread will keep for several days in the refrigerator.