Blini with Drunken Sailor Beetroot & Gin Relish and Smoked Salmon
These blini are perfect for entertaining. If you're short on time you can buy ready made blini at some supermarkets. Drunken Sailor Beetroot & Gin goes perfect with smoked salmon. If you're feeling adventurous make and add some pickled radishes and red onion for some tang.
- 1/3 Cup Buckwheat Flour
- 1/4 Cup Plain Flour
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- 1 Egg Lightly Beaten
- 2/3 Cup Buttermilk
- 25g Butter
- Canola Oil Cooking Spray
- 295g Jar Drunken Sailor Beetroot & Gin Relish
- 200g Smoked Salmon
- 200g Creme Fraiche
- Zest of 1 Lemon
- 1 Bunch Dill
Sift flours and baking powder into a bowl. Gradually whisk in egg and buttermilk until smooth. Stir in cooled melted butter.
Spray a large frying pan with oil. Heat over medium-high heat. Using 2 teaspoons mixture per blini, cook 6 blini for 2 minutes each side or until browned. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Repeat to make 24 blini.
Combine creme fraiche, lemon zest and chopped dill.
Place blini on a platter. Spread each with 1 teaspoon creme fraiche mixture. Top with Drunken Sailor Beetroot & Gin Relish, salmon and dill sprigs.