Monday, September 13, 2010

Salmon Caviar Torte

Salmon Caviar Torte

Salmon Caviar Ingredients :
  • 6 tb Mayonnaise
  • 3/4 Stick unsalted butter;
  • 8 Hard-cook large eggs;
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 c Finely chopped red onion
  • 1 1/2 tb Fresh lemon juice; or to
  • 1/4 c Finely chopped scallion
  • 1/4 c Minced fresh chives
  • 1/4 c Minced fresh dill
  • 8 oz Cream cheese; softened
  • 1/2 c Sour cream
  • 6 oz Salmon caviar
  • Garnish: dill sprigs
In a bowl whisk together mayonnaise and butter and stir in eggs, celery, onion, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Spread mixture in an oiled 9-inch springform pan and sprinkle evenly with scallion greens, chives, and dill. In a small bowl stir together cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Drop dollops of cream-cheese mixture over herbs and spread carefully (keeping herb layer intact) to form an even topping. Chill torte, covered, at least 8 hours and up to 1 day. Just before serving, run a thin knife around edge of pan and remove side. Transfer torte to a serving plate and spread salmon caviar over top. Garnish torte with dill sprigs and serve with toast points.

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