Make gravlax the newest addition to your small plates menu
By Francine Cohen
Stop all the whining about this polar vortex repeat performance and get inspired by the culinary culture of a people who manage just fine in this weather…Swedish people.
Their classic dish, gravlax, has a place on both your Super Bowl buffet if you’re having friends over for the big game or can be an easy to prep and highly profitable bar snack that pairs beautifully with all sorts of cocktails on your menu.
Chef Magnus Lindström of Swedish Taste, Göteborg, presented this dish this past summer in the Hamptons as part of the Swedish Culinary Summer program (www.swedishculinarysummer.com/chefs) which was sponsored, in part, by Peter F. Heering / Xanté (www.xantenorthamerica.com).
Though prepped outside by the pool this is truly a year-round item that works with a variety of spirits and is sure to please guests as well as meet your food costs.
Lindstrom should know about these things; he won the Swedish Chef of the Year Award Continue Reading…