Warm smoked salmon on a potato cake with sour cream and chives
What you need
1lb (450g) potatoes, peeled and freshly boiled
2oz (50g) butter
2oz (50g) flour
salt and freshly ground pepper
12oz (325g) smoked salmon, trimmed and thinly sliced
A little sour cream
Fresh chives, finely chopped
1Thoroughly drain the potatoes, then mash with the butter until very smooth. Add the flour, salt and pepper and mix together.
2 Knead lightly and roll out to a thickness of about 1/2 inch / 1.2 cm. Cut into large circles 3-4 inches / 7.5-10 cm in diameter.
3 Cook on a heavy pan for two to three minutes on each side until golden brown. Place a potato cake on each of four warm plates and arrange the smoked salmon on top.
4 Place the plates under a hot grill until the smoked salmon is just warm.
5 Mix the finely chopped chives with the sour cream and then put a spoonful on top of the warm salmon. Serve immediately.