My analysis of the menus of Murmansk’s Arctic cuisine restaurant scene reveals two prominent local shellfish ingredients: scallops and king crab. Hence the inspiration for this dish: scallops baked on the half-shell and served with a crab rice polenta and a simple crab cream sauce.
A dish inspired by my meal of Arctic cuisine at Tsarskaya Okhota restaurant in Murmansk, My recipe retains all the elements of the original: venison heart, lingonberry sauce, celery root purée, and cooked spelt.
In my last post, I introduced you to the Pomor people and reviewed Pochtovaya Kontora, a restaurant in Arkhangelsk that serves its own interpretation of the local cuisine. One of the dishes…