Smoked Trout, Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

28 02 2010
This was the starter course to our fantastic first cooking class. The flavors are complex but the preparation is quite simple. The key ingredient is the smoked trout and the crisped trout skin. This salad might also be good with sliced fresh fennel bulb instead of the endive.

Trout Salad Prep

Serves 8

4 boneless smoked-trout fillets with skin

3 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp Dijon mustard

3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

sea salt to taste

3 red grapefruit

2 avocados

5 cups arugula

3 Belgian endive, sliced across

1 small red onion, very thinly sliced

4 red radishes, very thinly sliced Read the rest of this entry »


Fennel and Arugula Salad with Grapefruit

14 01 2010

Serves 4-6

I served this salad with the Quinoa Soup. It is a sweet salad with the grapefruit and fennel. It makes a nice accompaniment to spicy dishes and refreshing in the winter when citrus fruits are a good option. Read the rest of this entry »