Smoked salmon is both delicious and nutrient rich, being packed full of nutrients that are essential to health and wellbeing. Along with protein, B & D vitamins, magnesium & selenium, it is rich in healthy omega 3 fats. These omega 3 long-chain fatty acids – EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) – have been linked to lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s, heart disease and macular degeneration of the eye.
While smoked salmon is perfect simply served with brown bread and a squeeze of lemon, most of us are at a loss when it comes to coming up with something a little more creative.
Local seafood charcuterie Campsie Glen Smokehouse can provide their award-winning smoked salmon with alternative cures (try the Island Cure with sea salt and Hebridean seaweed – known as knotted wrack). This is a local, family company, and the product is hand smoked and carved. Delicious.
The delicious salmon stands alone, but if you fancy trying something a bit different, we have some ideas for you below…