Camembert AOC and Smoked Salmon en croute

Camembert AOC and Smoked Salmon en croute


Preheat the oven to 180C.

Cover the French Camembert with smoked salmon and shape into rounds.

Roll and cut the puff pastry into 8 discs. Place a wedge of French Camembert onto one disc and carefully seal the edges. Brush with egg yolk.

Repeat this with the other three wedges of Camembert. Place on a baking tray and cook for around 15-18 minutes.

Grate the beetroot and mix with the horseradish and season with salt and pepper.

Reduce the alcohol with the shallots and vinegar by 50% and add to the beetroot mixture.

Serve the French Camembert onto four warm plates, add the beetroot mix, season with rock salt and drizzle with olive oil.


Recipe courtesy of David Mutter, regional winner of the Vive le Cheese competition in Scotland, and


Serves 4

Good quality olive oil

450g puff pastry

4 slices smoked salmon

4 wedges Camembert AOC Buy Cheese

4 small pre-cooked beetroots

2 tbsp chopped horseradish from a jar

2 shallots, finely diced

2 tsp red wine vinegar

4 tsp port

4 tsp cassis

2 egg yolks beaten

Salt and pepper to taste


Mary on Sun September 02, 2012, 03:43:29

Anneli cooked this the other night as saw it on your blog and neeedd to mock up dinner from few ingredients! Anyway, was really good. Added some extras I had in the fridge chicken and goats cheese instead of sour cream. Fab!! Thanks darl.

Pong Admin on Mon September 12, 2011, 12:18:54

Hi Kate We will enventually compile our recipes into a book but we dont quite have enought yet. Watch this space!

Kate Mckenzie on Sat September 03, 2011, 17:31:38

Can you do this as a book? I'd love to have a hard copy for my birthday.

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