Chef Tareq Taylor heads out to Aland, a group of 6700 islands situated between Sweden and Finland. Tareq prepares a recipe reflecting Aland's unique cuisine.


  • 8–12 thin slices of top round steak

  • For the filling

  • 3 Russian style salted and pickled cucumbers, chopped

  • 2 tbsp hot sweet mustard

  • 3 shallots, chopped

  • For the sauce

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 1 twig of thyme

  • 1 twig of tarragon

  • 1 twig of sage

  • 200 g forest mushrooms (whole, sliced or diced)

  • 1 tbsp redcurrant jelly

  • 600 ml water

  • 300 ml heavy cream

  • For the crispy apple salad

  • 1 apple, diced

  • 100 g cauliflower, diced

  • 2 leaves of Gottlieb tickling (optional), chopped

  • 2 Calendula flowers, petals

  • 2 spring onions, diced

  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tbsp caster sugar


  • 1.

    Prepare the roulades. Combine the ingredients for the filling and place a spoonful on each slice of meat. Start from the widest end and roll it into nice and tight roll. Use a toothpick to hold the roll together.

  • 2.

    Use a saucepan with a lid and brown the rolls in butter and add all the ingredients for the sauce. Put the lid on and cook until tender on medium heat.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile, prepare the salad. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. 

  • 4.

    Serve the roulades with the sauce and apple salad.

Like this recipe? Subscribe to our newsletter to get more recipes like this delivered striaght to your inbox.

By registering you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Privacy Notice

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings