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Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Don't Dally with Dill


Maybe it's just a coincidence, but a couple of weeks ago, Epicure printed a recipe for gravlax, just in time for Christmas.

Today, I went to Prahran market to get my salmon and dill to make this justly famous dish for our celebration. The salmon was no problem, you'd expect a plentiful supply as Australians have embraced this fish, and seafood in general, as a better option than turkey or ham for our usually hot summer Christmas lunch.

But do you think I could find dill anywhere? Every stall was the same, all sold out. Eventually, I found some, so mission accomplished.

Might Epicure have caused a run on dill amongst the good burghers of Prahran, South Yarra and Toorak? Will there be gravlax on your table this Christmas? What else are you having?

I've posted this sauce before, but it's worth repeating as an exceptional accompaniment for gravlax.

Horseradish & Mustard Sauce
(adapted from Rick Stein)

2 or 3 teaspoons grated horseradish
2 teaspoons grated onion, grated on a cheese grater to a pulp
1 teaspoon quality Dijon mustard
25ml white wine vinegar
good pinch of salt
250ml whipping cream

Mix everything together except the cream. Whip the cream to soft peaks and gently fold in all the other ingredients, chill.
 
  posted at 7:42 pm
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4 Comments:
At 1:34 pm, Anonymous Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) said...

Wishing you a happy holiday from a part of the world where we have 18 inches of snow on the ground -- and it's equally hard to find dill!

 
At 2:14 am, Blogger WhiteTrashBBQ said...

Never been much of a dill fan, but if I find some, I'll send it your way.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from this snowed in Yankee to you and yours!

 
At 3:12 am, Blogger Elliot & Sandra said...

X,mas is over but we wish you and your family a very happy New Year.
Elliot and Sandra.

 
At 11:46 am, Blogger neil said...

Hi lydia, at leat I don't have to get my hands cold picking it, enjoy your white xmas.

Hi robert, I did find some. Happy grilling to you and yours - if you can stand the cold!

Hi elliot & sandra, best wishes to you too. Enjoy your trip.

 

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