What is more luxe than caviar? It’s a favorite of mine and a dollop of it instantly makes for a decadent treat! This smoked salmon caviar blini is a classic in its simplicity and instantly can take your appetizer game up a notch. Oh! Did I mention that it is literally assembly only?? Pop the bubbly on that note!
This would make for a fab appetizer for specially occasions (celebrations, new years, etc) or just because. Pair with a glass of champagne and enjoy!
Smoked Salmon Caviar Blinis
Smoked Salmon – thinly sliced
Crème Fraîche – if you don’t have crème fraîche you can use sour cream
Caviar – I prefer sturgeon, but I picked up russian osetrawhich is also good
Blinis (You can make them, but I buy them)
Fresh dill sprigs for garnish
Top blinis with a dollop of crème fraîche, a little caviar and garnish with fresh dill if you have it. Pair with a glass of champagne and it is a luxe treat to bring in 2019!
Crème Fraîche vs. Sour Cream
“Crème fraîche, pronounced krehm-fresh, is a very thick soured cream. It is produced from unpasteurized milk and is packed with natural bacteria. In the fermentation period, the lactic acid (natural bacteria) transforms the cream into a thickening agent. In Australia, the use of unpasteurized milk is illegal due to health regulations so the fermentation method is artificial.
There isn’t a huge difference in sour cream and creme fraiche. They both have rich and tangy flavours and can be easily substituted in recipes for one another” (Women’s Health)
Wishing you the happiest of holidays with your family and friends from my family to yours! Sending love, health, happiness and positivity your way as this year comes to a close and a new year begins.May we all end the year and begin the new on a high note! XO photo by Moshe Zusman
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