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AVOCADO CHEESECAKE WITH A HOT AND COLD DUO OF SMOKED SALMON

Food : Main Courses

AVOCADO CHEESECAKE WITH A HOT AND COLD DUO OF SMOKED SALMON

Ingredients

• 100g Cream Cheese, softened
• Avocado, ripe
• 1 Lime, zest and juice
• 1 sheet Gelatin, soaked in cold water
• 200ml Double Cream
• 40g Home Smoked Salmon (cold smoked)
• 40g Salmon (Hot smoked)
• 30g Butter, melted
• 5g Dill, chopped
• 3 Oat Biscuits, crushed
• 1 Lemon, zest only
• Caviar and Dill, to decorate

Method

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and avocado.
  • In another bowl, whisk the double cream until soft peaks are formed.
  • Combine the cheese mixture, cream and the zest and juice of a lime and the lemon zest.
  • Fold in the melted gelatin. Season.
  • Add the melted butter to the biscuits and chopped dill.
  • Place biscuit mixture into ‘form’ by lining the base of a mould.
  • Line this with the cold smoked salmon, pipe in cheese-cake mixture, place hot smoked salmon on top and fill with remaining mixture. Level off. 
  • Place in refrigerator and allow to set.
  • To serve, take off mould and place onto a serving platter. Garnish with caviar and dill.

Created by : Max Rauch