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.

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

Serves: 4


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.