Cayuga Lake Salmon, Blue Cheese and Porcini Coulibiac

I know I’ve already posted a coulibiac recipe about a year ago, but this one is a bit different. While still keeping the format of a traditional coulibiac (dough, fish, rice), I chose the other elements based on their chemical composition. As it turns out, ingredients that share a lot of chemical compounds are more likely […]

Russian Food - Salmon Coulibiac

Salmon Coulibiac

Originally, a kulebyaka was a closed pie filled with several layers, often separated with pancakes to prevent mixing. The dish could be served at any time during the meal, and fillings consisted of almost anything, including meat, fish, mushrooms, onions, cabbage, buckwheat, hard-boiled eggs — sweet ingredients to create a dessert pie weren’t unheard of either. However, it […]


Red Alert: Coulibiac at M. Wells

Red Alert! Eastern European dishes are invading random Western restaurants! Should you duck and cover, or welcome the enemy? The salmon coulibiac at M. Wells Diner is a serious dish that serves about 4 people. The favor profile is very focused: salmon, salmon roe, dill, chives and lemon — no mushrooms, rice or eggs like […]