Hannu Sarenstrom

Hannu is a versatile inspirer in food and gardening. He is a food blogger and has lived on Langeland in Denmark for a few years. His garden books and cookbooks are much appreciated and many people both in Sweden and Denmark follow his blog and lively posts on social media.  

Deep fried brown beansballs with fennel and goat cheese, served with tomato sauce

So easy to make and delicious for a summer party and everyday life

0.5 l brown beans, soaked and cooked
a bundle of fennel leaves
1 garlic clove salt and pepper
chilli to taste
2 eggs
1 boiled potato
1 dl olive oil, or more
200 g goat cheese, cut into small cubes

Add all ingredients except the cheese to a food processor, mix it into a smooth batter, taste with salt and pepper. Cut the cheese into small cubes and stir in the batter. Shape balls with a spoon, the batter is quite sticky but it goes. Roll them in breadcrumbs.

Heat the oil and fry a few at a time until all are made.

Serve with a tomato sauce made from fresh tomatoes and dryed oregano, some chili, salt and pepper.