Happy Mother’s Day 🙂 I would like to thank all my friends for the greetings.Please share in this blog feast as I make this post on one of my all-time favorites – smoked salmon.
High school buddy Anna Lyn had sent me a few pounds all the way from Norway. I remember meeting her dear mom in faraway Las Pinas just to get this precious commodity. Opening the whole package at home, I took my first bite and it so excited my palate that I had to open my long-stocked bottle of white wine to complete the experience.
Even though the salmon looked raw from the outside, Anna Lyn told me that the label “Einerokt Laks” meant it was already smoked with Christmas tree branches so I don’t have to bother cooking it. What can I say… eating smoked salmon is pure indulgence, probably akin to eating caviar (which I don’t like, and can’t afford, hehe) While I managed to savor the salmon a la sashimi, I couldn’t resist whipping it up in different ways. These include:
– topping it on half-scrambled egg with bread (which is how the Norwegians do it, says A.L.)
– making smoked salmon quesadillas. Since quesadillas weren’t available in my kitchen, I did it with oh-so-cheap roti bread from Moud’s. The roti piece was heated in a pan (for lack of an oven toaster, hah), lavished with some cream cheese spread, added up with sauteed tomatoes seasoned with salt & pepper, then topped with slices of smoked salmon. Yum!
– Smoked salmon salsa verde was something I had to to try from Epicurious. My only mistake was pouring in sweet wine instead of dry white wine. Somehow, it didn’t taste as good as with the latter but pasta is something I can indulge in any time of day.
The smoked salmon is long gone now but the taste is something I can play in my mind over and over again, like a memorable romp with a lover 😉
anu ba yan? i just woke up ang your blog is my first read, nagutom pa ko ha ha! wala pa namang food sa fridge…happy moma’s day again friend:razz:
i think attina and i had something similar last time we went banging in tokyo.
i was lasing na and attina did the ordering but im sure it was salmon,sarap!
patulog na ako when i saw ur message on my blog… hapi mother’s day to you, too ajay!
I looooove smoked salmon!
we had a memorable chat earlier 😉
I wish you a happy Mother’s Day 🙂
hmm, lot’s of pictures of food again.
See you soon (I hope :wink:)
toots ople says
asus, napakaaga, pinapagutom mo kami. ajay, di kita nabati kahapon. pero alam mo na iyon! from one happy nanay to another, sana naging masaya ang kahapon mo. ako nilibre ng anak ko sa Fish & Co. Super sarap ang fish & chips nila doon. Mahal lang nga!:wink:
Mmmmmmmmm! Oh wait, did I just drool on my keyboard? Sorry.
:!::roll:I love to eat!!!!!!!!!!! Happy mothers day to all of the mom in the world especially to my mom.:!:
kaka kain ko lang bigla akong nagutom ulit! ahahahha
sarap ng salmon na yan ah! maka pag sashimi nga next time..
belated hapi mom’s day!!
Hi, AJ! Belated Happy Mother’s Day!
That was sweet of your HS friend to send you that special salmon package. (Naku, I know the traffic situation in Las Pinas, my city.)
Thanks for your greetings friend:razz:s. Sorry didn’t mean to make you hungry