Friday, 5 December 2014

Smoked Salmon Pizzetta

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Smoked Salmon Pizzetta

Some days one needs to prepare something special in a pinch. This recipe is simply divine and needs few ingredients, tastes great and looks pretty. A great combination as we eat with our eye 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 gms/8oz  smoked salmon

Vodka to brush
fresh lemon juice to squeeze all over

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. top with caramelised onions, 
Top with slices of smoked salmon, brush with the vodka or squeeze the lemon juice
Now place the diced tomatoes and the fresh dill
Finally crack the mixed peppercorns all over.

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 option to Goats cheese. Pick the less salty feta if you have a choice.
Smoked salmon with Vodka or Dill is also often available
Use a softer flat bread like a Greek pita or Indian 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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