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The Legendary Emmental Ancêtre

The Legendary Emmental Ancêtre


  • 2 slices Emmental L’Ancêtre cheese, grated
  • 2 slices Serrano ham or prosciutto
  • 1 egg, poached
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) hollandaise sauce, home-made
  • Bread chosen: English muffin

Hollandaise sauce

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp.) milk
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) butter, diced
  • 5 ml (1 tsp.) lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


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  • Slice open the English muffin and toast it lightly.
  • Place the ham and cover with the poached egg.
  • Top with hollandaise sauce and sprinkle with cheese.

Hollandaise sauce

  • In a saucepan, over low heat, beat the milk and eggs together until the mixture slightly thickens. Remove from heat.
  • Add the butter in small amounts, beating constantly to get a smooth mixture.
  • Add the lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.


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Aromatic and mellow

These dry wines are characterized by fairly strong aromas of spice, toast or exotic fruit. In the mouth, they carry a rich and well-balanced texture.

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