Reserve Selection Honey Cured Hot Smoked Salmon and Kiri Cheese buns

This Japanese style milk bun will work just as well with savory or sweet ingredients. But we love how Gastronomy, as part of the Huon blogger challenge, has done with the Reserve Selection Salmon filling. A great option for lunch, breakfast or afternoon snack.

Reserve Selection Honey Cured Hot Smoked Salmon and Kiri Cheese buns
120 Minutes
15 Minutes


  • 200g plain flour (or high protein, bread-making flour)
  • 30g butter
  • 7g dry yeast
  • 20g sugar
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk beaten
  • 70ml milk (lukewarm)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 50g Reserve Selection Hot Smoked Honey Cured Salmon (flaked)
  • 1 tblsp Kewpie mayonnaise
  • 3 cubes Kiri (or similar) cheese cubed
  • Fresh chives (chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. 1

    Place flour, sugar, yeast and butter into mixer bowl. Using a kitchen mixer (or Thermomix on Turbo for a few bursts), combine ingredients until a crumbly mixture forms. This process can be done by hand if needed.

  2. 2

    Place a third of the milk into egg mixture and combine. Place remaining milk into dough mix and mix until well combined.

  3. 3

    Pour egg/milk mixture into dough and mix again by hand or kitchen mixer. If using the Thermomix, use the Knead function for a minute. Once a good dough has formed, place on floured surface and knead well.

  4. 4

    Place rolled dough ball into a bowl, cover with wrap and allow to prove in a warm place for 50 minutes.

  5. 5

    Once the dough has risen to about twice the original size, place on floured surface again and remove air bubbles from dough by kneading.

  6. 6

    Form small balls and place on lined tray. Cover with a damp cloth and allow to prove for 20 minutes. Knead the balls again to remove air and prove one last time for another 20 minutes. Pre-heat oven to 180C while waiting.

  7. 7

    Make a small well in each bun and fill with 1 tablespoon of the salmon mixture. Brush each bun with an egg wash if desired.

  8. 8

    Bake in oven for 15 minutes or until buns are golden. Remove from oven and allow to cool. These buns are best eaten on the same day.

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