Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Feuillete au Saumon

Last weekend I had a wonderful time at my friend's Uju and Pascal Home in Princeton. While our sons enjoyed themselves just hanging around as teen's tend to do. Uju and I cooked and cooked some more. Pascal ate whatever we put in front of him and declared it delicious.
One of the things we put together was a vol au cont with a creamy crab filling. yummy but not perfect, so I'm not putting that recipe up yet.
But the real star was Feuillete au Saumon or Salmon in Puff Pastry. It was simple but delicious.
All I did was roll out the pastry, spread some cream cheese, sprinkle with freshly grated lemon zest, then I layered smoked salmon on top. I cut slits into the top piece of pastry. Placed it over the salmon and sealed it. Brushed it with egg yolk and popped it in the oven until golden brown. It was delicious. However, next time I will use goat cheese, put the salmon on the bottom and the goat cheese over the salmon. Then some snipped chives and lemon zest. Top and bake as usual. I liked it so much, I think I will put it on the menu for my class is France!

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1 comment:

  1. Sounds delicious and looks impressive! I've never worked with puff pastry but I've heard it's quite easy and it certainly makes for an elegant presentation!