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April 30th, 2013 | 3:01pm

Restaurant Recipe: Smoked Salmon, Cornmeal Pancakes, Caviar, Crème Fraishe and Scallion

Join Executive Chef Brett Sparman in celebration of ingredients that allow him to create dishes that delight and inspire. The Study Of culinary series features an in-depth exploration of ingredients with the chefs of The Destination Culinary Collection of Destination Hotels & Resorts. Each quarter, Destination will unveil a new gastronomic topic for our chefs to examine through cooking demonstrations, educational lectures, innovative recipes, or sumptuous tastings.

Explore the featured ingredient below in Luminaria Restaurant and Patio or enjoy this amazing salmon recipe in the comfort of your own home.

Bon appetit!

Smoked Salmon, Cornmeal Pancakes, Caviar, Crème Fraishe and Scallion
Makes 15+ Pancakes

1 lb. smoked salmon
15 cornmeal pancakes, recipe below
1 c caviar
1 c crème fraishe
1 c green onions, finely chopped

Cornmeal Pancakes    
1.5 c all-purpose flour
1.5 c yellow cornmeal
3 tbs sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2.5 c buttermilk
4 large eggs
1.5 c melted butter

Sift first six pancakes ingredients into large bowl.  Whisk buttermilk, eggs and melted butter in medium bowl until completely blended. Slowly add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients and whisk until smooth.

Heat non-stick pan over medium heat with little butter and add dollop of batter.  Cook until golden brown on each side.


Place dollop of crème fraishe on each pancakes and top with smoked salmon.  Finish the plate with spoonful of caviar and green onions and enjoy!

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