Fried Garrotxa with Tomato Jam

8 slices of Garrotxa
2 eggs
Bread crumbs
Plenty of oil for frying

Jams:
1 lb 2 oz red tomatoes
1 lb 2 oz green tomatoes
The weight of the tomato pulp in sugar
Lemon juice
Lemon rind cut in fine julienne strips


Place the cheese in the freezer for 15 minutes.

Jams: Make a cross-shaped cut in the tomatoes at the opposite end to the stem; blanch for 5 minutes in boiling water then peel. Cut in half, squeeze out any excess water (with the seeds) then weigh the pulp of the green and red tomatoes separately. Place in the blender to make two separate pulps. Cook each in a different pan with the same weight of sugar, a splash of lemon juice and a few very fine strips of lemon rind. Simmer for about half an hour. The jams will be ready when a drop placed on a plate holds its shape.

Remove the slices of cheese from the freezer. Dip into beaten egg and bread crumbs and fry in hot oil until golden. Serve the freshly-fried cheese with the cold jams and perhaps a salad.
from La Tienda