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Oct 2014

Walnut Grove Recipes

Smoked Salmon Mousse with a Caper Dressing

Serves 2

  • 2 slices smoked salmon
  • 2 tsp capers
  • 1½ tsp chopped dill
  • ½ lemon
  • 1 tbsp Mascarpone
  • 50ml double cream
  • For the dressing
  • 3 tbps olive oil
  • 1 tbsp tarragon vinegar
  • 1 tbspn finely chopped capers
  • ½ tbsp finely chopped shallots
  • juice of 1/4 lemon


1. Put the smoked salmon, capers, dill and lemon juice into a small blender and blend until smooth

2. Add Mascarpone cheese and cream and blend until fully incorporated.

3. For the dressing whisk all the ingredients together.

4. Form into quinnels with two spoons and arrange on plate, garnish with the caper dressing.

Serving Suggestions

Perfect as a starter, or can be used as a topping on a canapè.

Advanced Preparation

Can be made up to two days in advanced and kept in an airtight container in the fridge.

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