Crostini au gratin
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Crostini au gratin

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Serves 4

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  • One half baguette
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 150 g/5 oz grated Vasterbottensost
  • 200 ml/7 fl oz creme fraiche
  • 2 pears
  • 2 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 large pack mixed salad e.g. frissee, radicchio and lollo rosso
  • 75 g/3 oz walnuts
  • Salt and pepper


    1. Preheat the grill to 250C/475F/ High.
    2. Cut the baguette into 1 cm one half inch slices, brush both sides with a little oil and toast under the grill for a couple of minutes until golden brown.
    3. Mix the cheese with the creme fraiche and put a dollop on each crostini.
    4. Cut the pears into 12 wedges. Brush with oil and arrange with the crostini on a baking tray.
    5. Sprinkle a little sugar over both creamed cheese and pears and grill until the creamed cheese is nicely browned.
    6. Remove and serve on a bed of lettuce leaves.
    7. Scatter with walnuts and drizzle with rapeseed oil if desired. Season with salt and pepper.

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