2 lbs (1 kg) small new potatoes

1 1/2 lbs (800 g) Swiss raclette cheese, cut into slices

1/2 lb (250g) Dry-cured meats, proscuitto, parma ham, etc.

2-3 Baguettes

Gherkins, Pickled onions, Fresh pepper

Other great cheese alternatives for this recipe include Tilsit or Appenzeller


Wash the potatoes and boil them in their skin until cooked.

Place the potatoes, cheese and all the side dishes on the table.

Place a slice of cheese into raclette dish and place under the grill to melt (Raclette cheese can also be melted in the oven under the broiler).

When the cheese has melted scrape onto potatoes, gherkins and pickled onions.

Grind fresh pepper on top and enjoy with dried meats and baguette.

Serves: 8