Cucumber Bites With Boursin Cheese and Salmon

The freshness of the cucumber and the bite of Boursin cheese in this smoked salmon roll will hit all of your taste buds.

Cucumber Bites With Boursin Cheese And Salmon

Natalija
If you are not familiar with Boursin™ cheese or you don’t have any, don’t worry. A good substitute for Boursin is Philadelphia cream cheese or farmer cheese with some garlic and fresh herbs.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 6 persons

Ingredients
  

  • 1 english cucumber
  • 8 thin smoked salmon slices
  • 90 g Boursin cheese
  • some fresh dill (optional)
  • 2 pinches paprika (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Cut the cucumber into slices (1/2 cm). Cut each slice of smoked salmon in half lengthwise (smaller than your cucumber slice).
  • Spread 1tsp of Boursin™ cheese on each salmon strip and roll it up.
  • Top each cucumber slice with a salmon roll. Insert a wooden stick down the center to keep everything together. Garnish with finely chopped fresh dill and paprika. Serve at once or keep refrigerated until needed.
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Salmon Теrrine

Make a Salmon Terrine with fresh and smoked salmon, eggs, sour cream, and parsley. This elegant french recipe is a refined and delicious appetizer and it is perfect for cold buffets. Serve the terrine with mayonnaise, vegetables, or a green salad.

Salmon Terrine

Natalija
This Salmon Terrine is served cold and gets even better the next day. Very convenient to prepare in advance.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g salmon fillet with no skin or bones
  • 5 eggs
  • 250 г sour cream
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 250 g smoked salmon cut into small pieces
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 390° F (180°C). Grease a loaf pan using cooking oil.
  • Cut the fresh salmon into pieces and mix with a food processor.
  • Add the eggs and mix well.
  • Add the sour cream and parsley.
  • Add the smoked salmon, salt and pepper. Mix with a spatula.
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan and bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes.
  • Allow the salmon terrine to cool before removing it from the pan. Serve the dish chilled.
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Puff Pastry Swirls With Smoked Salmon

What could be better with puff pastry than sour cream and smoked salmon? Kids and adults will really appreciate these savory small appetizers. The best part is, they are very simple to make. All it takes is spreading the filling onto the puff pastry, rolling it up, cutting it into rolls and bake.

Puff Pastry Swirls With Smoked Salmon

Natalija
You can cut the puff pastry sheet in half and make two rolls, but this is only if you want to make them super tiny.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 15 pieces

Ingredients
  

  • 1 sheet all butter puff pastry
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • A bit of dill fresh or dried
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 200 g smoked salmon slices

Instructions
 

  • Roll the puff pastry out with rolling pin into 1/2 inch thick square. Spread the sour cream on the top. Leave about 1cm around the edges. Sprinkle with tiny chopped dill.
  • Arrange the smoked salmon evenly on top of the puff pastry sheet.
  • Starting at one end, roll the pastry up as tightly as possible.
  • Tightly cover with plastic wrap, and chill in the fridge for about 30 minutes. It will be much easier to cut cold roll.
  • Preheat the oven to 380 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. With a very sharp knife, cut the roll into 1 cm slices.
  • Remove the plastic wrap and transfer them to the baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 15 -20 minutes until the “snails” are puffed and golden.
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French Buckwheat Crepes with smoked salmon

French Buckwheat Crepes with smoked salmon and sour cream are delicious. Must try!

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French Buckwheat Crepes with smoked salmon

Course Main Dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 crepes
Author Natalija

Ingredients

  • 250 g buckwheat flour
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 350 g milk
  • 350 g water
  • 2 eggs
  • 50 g melted butter
  • 8 thin slices of smoked salmon
  • 8 Tbsp sour cream
  • Some fresh or dry dill (optional)

Instructions

  • Mix buckwheat flour with salt, milk, water, and eggs together. Add melted butter and whisk until you get a smooth batter. Let rest for at least 2 hours. When you are ready to cook the crepes, stir the batter before frying each crepe.
  • Heat a lightly buttered nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add 1/4 cupful batter to skillet and immediately tilt to fully cover the bottom of the pan with a thin layer. Cook for a few seconds.
  • Without flipping the crepe, place a slice of smoked salmon in the center, add 1 Tsp of sour cream, and sprinkle with dill.
  • A few seconds later, as the crepe seems to be ready, carefully lift one side with a spatula and fold it to make a triangle, or a square.
  • Transfer the crepe to the plate and serve right away.

Smoked Salmon Puffs

These are irresistible little Smoked Salmon puffs, filled with a delicate cream made of smoked salmon. Excellent as an appetizer with a glass of Champagne!

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Smoked Salmon Puffs

Natalija
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Servings 40 small puffs

Ingredients
  

Dough

  • 200 ml water or milk
  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 3 pinches of salt
  • 120 g all purpose flour
  • 3-4 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk (optional)

Salmon filling

  • 250 g smoked salmon cut into pieces
  • small onion minced
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 100 ml heavy cream( 35%) very cold
  • Some fresh dill, or chive, minced
  • Few pinches of paprika for decoration

Instructions
 

Dough

  • Preheat oven to 390 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. In a pot, add water, butter and salt. Bring to a boil and remove from the heat.
  • Add flour and mix well, until the dough comes away from the walls and forms into a ball.
  • Add the eggs one by one. Stir well. The dough should become smooth and shiny.
  • Place saucepan back on the heat and keep mixing for about 30-50 seconds, to dry out the moisture. Remove from the heat.
  • Transfer the dough to a piping bag.
  • Pipe puffs (no bigger than a walnut). Space the puffs on the baking sheet, because the dough will rise.
  • Lightly brush the top of puffs with egg yolk.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the puffs are puffed and golden brown in color. Do not open the oven while baking. Remove from the oven, let them cool down completely and carefully transfer to a flat surface.

Smoked salmon filling

  • In a food processor, combine the smoked salmon with the onion, garlic, sour cream and olive oil. Process until smooth.
  • Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Mix once more.
  • Whip heavy cream, until soft peaks form.
  • Gently fold in salmon mix into the whipped cream. Add the minced fresh dill.
  • Cut puffs in half. Transfer the filling to a pastry bag and fill the puffs. Replace the top.
  • Dust puffs with paprika. Serve right away or keep in the refrigerator.
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Tuna pate with smoked salmon

Delicious Tuna and Smoked Salmon Pate is an amazing appetizer served with fresh or toasted bread.

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Tuna pate with smoked salmon

Course Appetizers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Natalija

Ingredients

  • 160 g tuna in water drained
  • 5-6 slices smoked salmon
  • 160 g mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh dill to taste

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine together mascarpone cheese and tuna, mash it with fork.
  • Add chopped dill and minced onion, salt and pepper.
  • Add finely chopped smoked salmon and stir together.
  • Transfer to a small dish and garnish with chopped fresh dill or with thin slices of salmon. Cover with food plastic wrap.
  • Chill in the fridge for at least 6 hours.

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