Dilmah Seven Star Tea

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