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I always like to make a few nibbles to kick the night off.  While one is having a drink it is always a good idea to have a little bit food to accompany the beverage you are serving.  I adore Smoked Salmon and this starter goes well with a drink or two.  It is very easy to make chop, mix and serve.

120 grams of Smoked Salmon (cut into small pieces)
250 grams cream cheese
2 spring onions (finely sliced)
12 capers (finely chopped)
3 gherkins (finely chopped)
2 teaspoons of lemon juice
1/2 bunch of dill (finely chopped)
salt & freshly ground black pepper

Preparation Time:     20-30 minutes
Makes:     13cm x 5cm log
Serves:     4-6 people

In a large bowl place the cream cheese and soften a little with a fork.  Add the spring onions, capers, gherkins, lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of dill, salt and pepper.  Using a fork, mix all the ingredients together.  Add the smoked salmon and combine into the cheese mixture with a spoon.

The mixture should be firm.  Place the remaining chopped dill onto a clean plate.  With wet hands roll the mixture into a log and coat with the dill by rolling it on the plate or by sprinkling the dill with your hands onto the log.


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7 Responses

  1. Smoked salmon and cream cheese definitely are a great combo <3 This starter will keep me very happy. 🙂 I remember I used to have smoked salmon and cream cheese spread on toast for breakfast back in the day. Good job Milanka!

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