- 4 slices of rye or sourdough bread
- 100g crème fraîche
- 150g hot smoked salmon
With its delicate, sweet flesh and wide availability, salmon is one of the most popular fish.…
- a few capers
Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub that grows in the Mediterranean. As they…
- 1 pickled gherkin, finely chopped
- squeeze of lemon juice
- ½ tsp chopped chives
- 8-10 organic primrose flowers (primula vulgaris) or other edible flowers
Toast the bread, then spread with the crème fraîche. Flake the smoked salmon over the top and garnish with the capers, gherkin and a squeeze of lemon juice. Season, then scatter over the chopped chives and primrose flowers (see tip, below).
Growing primrosesPrimroses (primula vulgaris) are tough plants that will survive drought, although they prefer moist conditions. If you’re planning on eating the flowers, source and grow organic ones to avoid consuming any of the chemicals commonly used by ornamental flower growers.