The chef's Spanish raclette is a hit on TikTok

Recette Diego

With 2.4 million followers on TikTok , ex- Top Chef Diego Alary appears as the most followed French chef on social networks. A significant feat, especially since the young 23-year-old chef was also in charge of the Wanderlust restaurant all summer.

Logical continuation of this soaring journey: the publication of his first book , In the kitchen with Diego Alary, published by Hachette , in which we find the top 10 recipes that have had the most success on TikTok, along with 30 new and easy-to- read recipes. do in less than 30 minutes.

His latest buzz food to date: a Spanish raclette . His personal touch? The association of raclette cheese from Savoie - Spanish ham Pata Negra and its Mediterranean herbs . Results ? Delicioso!

Ingredients for 4 persons

600 g of small potatoes (grenaille or ratte)

20 pickles

2 red onions

1 bunch of flat-leaf parsley

juice of ½ lemon

160 g thinly sliced Pata Negra Spanish ham

200 g of Savoie raclette cheese

6 sprigs of thyme

4 bay leaves

olive oil

salt and pepper


Bring a pot of water to a boil, add the thyme , bay leaf , and a big pinch of salt, and plunge the potatoes into it . Cook them for about 20 minutes. As soon as you can stick the tip of a knife in easily, they are cooked. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and cut off both ends of each.

Mix the diced pickles , the chopped red onion half and the chopped parsley leaves, add the lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil , a pinch of salt and pepper, then mix well and reserve at room temperature the time to prepare the end of the recipe.

Surround each potato with a slice of ham , then place them glued to each other on a plate.

Add a layer of pickle condiment on top of the potatoes.

Melt the raclette cheese as desired, using a raclette or in a saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly.

Pour the melted cheese over your potatoes and enjoy immediately!

In the kitchen with Diego Alary , Diego Alary, ed. Hachette Cuisine, € 19.95


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