Smoked Salmon, raddish, cheese and cucumber salad

first_imgNewsSmoked Salmon, raddish, cheese and cucumber saladBy admin – August 5, 2010 584 Previous articleFirst all-Ireland digital address code systemNext articleArts news in brief August 7 admin Print Linkedin Twitter Advertisementcenter_img FFT recently carried a recipe on the ultimate steak sandwich that incorporated some blue cheese as a suitable accompaniment. Well, this week, Blue Stilton makes a welcome return in a somewhat different guise that may surprise the majority of you. Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Blue Stilton, traditionally associated with Christmas, is fast becoming a popular summertime selection, too. The addition of a full flavoured Blue Stilton to salads, dips, barbecues and, of course, the traditional Ploughman’s Lunch, takes summer dining to another level. Here is a lovely summer salad recipe using the full bodied cheese.This is one of those dishes that you can bring to the table and everyone just grabs a fork, a hunk of bread and tucks in. It’s so social and opulent. The smokiness in the salmon is a match made in heaven when paired with cucumber and creamy the Blue Stilton. WHAT YOU NEEDFor the dressing100g Blue Stilton The zest and juice of 1 lemon200ml-soured cream2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oilSea salt and freshly ground black pepper300g smoked salmon1 cucumber, stripped into ribbons with a potato peeler10 radishes, trimmed and finely sliced3 spring onions, finely sliced1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil1 tbsp poppy seed, lightly toastedWHAT TO DOPlace the Stilton, lemon juice, soured cream, olive oil with some black pepper and a pinch of salt into a blender and blitz for 15 seconds until smooth. Spread the salmon in neat waves over a large plate or platter. Put the cucumber ribbons, radishes and spring onions into a mixing bowl and dress with lemon juice, olive oil and some seasoning.Drizzle the dressing over the salmon, then top with the salad before adding a final drizzle and some crumbled Blue Stilton, bring to the table and let everyone help themselves. Facebook Email WhatsApplast_img

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