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Castello Traditional Danish Blue with chorizo, pear and chilli-lime syrup

Castello Traditional Danish Blue with chorizo, pear and chilli-lime syrup

4 servings

A vivid marriage of contrast and texture - Our recipe for blue cheese with chorizo, pear and chili-lime syrup is a wonderful marriage of contrasting flavors and textures. Chorizo and green chilies provide a smoky heat, in contrast with the fresh pear and lime, all sitting alongside sharp blue cheese.

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Lime/chilli syrup:

  • finely grated zest of 1 lime fruit
  • ½ dl freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 dl sugar
  • 1 dl water
  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 200 g chorizo cut into slices
  • a little oil
  • ground pepper
  • 1 pear cut into thin wedges


  • fresh tarragon
  • green chillies



Mix the lime zest, juice, sugar, water and chilli together and bring them to a boil in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat for about 5 min. or until there is approximately 1 dl. of syrup left. Sift the syrup in a bowl and set it in the fridge for about ½ hour. Toast the chorizo sausage in a hot pan with a little oil until lightly crispy, grinding pepper over. Arrange the warm sausage slices on plates with fresh pear and chilli / lime syrup. Sprinkle with Castello Traditional Danish Blue cheese and fresh tarragon and a little green chilli on top. Serve.

You can serve it with wholemeal bread, grissini sticks or small sweet pancakes.