Baltic Cuisine - Cranberry and Dill Marinated Salmon

Cranberry and Dill Marinated Salmon

In Nordic countries as well as Estonia, salmon is commonly cured in salt, sugar and dill, and called gravlax − graavilõhe in Estonian. By adding cranberry juice to the curing mix, you can impart a subtle red berry note to the fish and turn the flesh a bright red color. Cranberry and dill marinated salmon Yields […]


Kippered Salmon

The food markets of Russia, Ukraine and the Baltic states are filled with smoked fish of all kinds. Here’s a sample of the selection of hot-smoked items at the Riga Central Market, Europe’s largest, with salmon front and center: Kippered salmon is traditionally prepared using a hot-smoking process, resulting in a flaky, juicy piece of […]