Friday 5 December 2014

Smoked Salmon Pizzetta

Pizzetta with smoked salmon 

Some days, one needs to prepare something special in a pinch. This recipe is simply divine and needs few ingredients. It tastes great and looks pretty. A great combination as we eat with our eyes first! 

With a variety of ingredients you can add to this plate, it is a versatile, quick and easy fix for friends and family. Served with a side of salad and a glass of chilled white wine, cin cin!

Garlic naan, goat cheese with chopped red peppers, onions, smoked salmon and chives

Pizzetta;  garlic naan, caramalised onion goat cheese, smoked salmon brushed with vodka chopped tomatoes and dill.


4 soft flat breads of your choice, flavoured with herbs or garlic
1 cup of soft goats cheese
1 cup of finely chopped caramelised onions
1 tomato finely diced
a few sprigs of chopped fresh dill
fresh cracked peppercorns

250 g / 8 oz  smoked salmon

Vodka to brush with
fresh lemon juice to squeeze all over
Sliced red onion to garnish

Keep all the ingredients prepared at room temperature. 
Heat the flat bread in an oven or on a griddle. 
Sprinkle the goat cheese immediately. This allows it to melt down just enough to create a butter-like base. Then top with caramelised onions. 
Top these with slices of smoked salmon. Brush each one with the vodka or squeeze the lemon juice on them. 
Sprinkle them with the combined diced tomatoes and the fresh dill. 
Finally, crack the mixed peppercorns all over. 
Garnish with onions if desired. 

Eat immediately. 


Ready to eat caramelised onion goat cheese is available in some stores. 
Substitute sun-dried tomatoes for fresh ones if you prefer. 
Artichokes and olives are also a good combination to add. A drizzle of your favourite chipotle or alioli sauce is delicious. 
Feta is an alternative to goat cheese. If you have a choice, pick the less salty feta. 
Smoked salmon with vodka or dill is also often available. 
Use a softer flat bread like pita or naan.

To read about an ancient cuisine you can purchase my cookbooks called The World of Parsi Cooking; Food Across Borders and The Art of Parsi Cooking; reviving an ancient cuisine.  

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