Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon
recipes comes from Dancer
and Graphic artist Martin James. Martin, who originally
comes from New Zealand, is now living with his
wife and children in Copenhagen as he is currently
principal Dancer with The Royal Danish Ballet.
You will be able to find out more about Martin
when his Biography page is published.
so gifted it seems unfair that Martin should also
be talented in the kitchen as well but he has
agreed to share some of his recipes with us which
is great news.
is a pretty dish with the light texture of the
cucumber complementing the fish perfectly! Great
served with hot French bread!"
/ 12oz tagliatelle
75g / 3oz / 6 tablespoons butter
grated rind of 1 orange
30m / l/2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
300ml / 1/2 pint/1 1/4 cups single cream
15ml / 1 tablespoon orange juice
115g / 4oz smoked salmon, skinned
salt and ground black pepper
the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water
according to the instructions on the packet.
a sharp knife, cut the cucumber in half, lengthways
then, using a small spoon, scoop out the seeds
the cucumber on the flat side and slice thinly.
the butter in a saucepan, add the orange rind
and dill and stir well. Add the cucumber and
cook gently for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
the cream and orange juice, and season to taste.
Then simmer for 1 minute.
cut the salmon into thin strips. Stir into the
sauce and heat through.
the pasta thoroughly and toss in the sauce until
well coated. Serve immediately.