Alpine eggs

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus soaking
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes, plus soaking

Serves: 2


175g pack Waitrose cheese and onion potato rösti
80g Jarlsberg cheese, grated
2 large eggs
150g pickled red cabbage
4-6 pickled gherkins with dill, sliced lengthways 


1. Cook the potato rösti according to pack instructions, then sprinkle each one with 20g grated Jarlsberg. Meanwhile, poach the eggs in a pan of lightly simmering water.

2. Arrange the rösti, pickled cabbage and gherkins on two plates, then top each with a poached egg and a sprinkling of ground black pepper, if liked.