Västerbottensost cheese with walnuts and honey open sandwich

Västerbottensostis a delicious hard cows’ milk cheese from northern Sweden with a similar flavour to mature cheddar.


50g västerbottensost cheese, coarsely grated

1½ tbsp Philadelphia soft cheese

1½ tbsp crème fraîche

4 rye crispbreads

handful walnut pieces, toasted

2 tsp honey


1. Mix the västerbottensost with the soft cheese and crème fraîche, season and pile onto the crispbread. Top with walnut pieces and a drizzle of honey, or a spoonful of blueberry preserve, if liked.

This recipe by Bronte Aurell of London’s Scandinavian Kitchen first appeared in Waitrose Kitchen magazine, April 2015. myWaitrose members can download the Waitrose Kitchen app edition for FREE. Find out more.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 0 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 939kJ
Fat 17.2g
Saturated Fat 7.4g
Carbohydrate 11.1g
Sugars 4.3g
Protein 6.7g
Salt 0.3g
Fibre 1.5g

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This recipe was first published in Wed Apr 01 15:49:36 BST 2015.