Featured Recipe

Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon Praline and Blue Cheese

serves 4
  • 4 medium Sweet potatoes
  • 15g Anchor Unsalted Butter
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper
  • 125g Sugar
  • 300ml Water
  • 100g Streaky bacon (chopped and cooked until crisp)
  • 250ml Anchor Cream Cheese 
  • 15ml chutney or relish
  • Olive oil
  • 150g Mainland Blue Cheese or
  • 150g Mainland Crumbly Feta

You will need:


To make the Hash mixture – par-cook sweet potato, skin on, allow to cool and grate into a bowl, add half of the melted butter, nutmeg, salt and pepper and mix well


Heat a heavy-based pan and add a little olive oil and a little butter, take small handfuls of the hash and form patties


Pan fry on a low to medium heat and flip when golden and crispy


For the praline, add the sugar and water to a pan on a medium heat, whilst waiting for the caramel, line a tray with baking paper


Pour the caramel over the tray and sprinkle with and crispy bacon bits, allow to cool and harden – roughly blitz or chop to form gold dust


Blend together cream cheese and chutney or relish a drizzle of olive oil


Serve fried hash cakes with a spoonful of flavoured cream cheese, crumbled blue cheese or feta and a sprinkle of bacon praline