Whisky cured salmon, roasted onion tarte tatin and fresh goat’s curd

Putting our Reserve Selection Smoked Salmon Whisky Cured at centre stage, this dish is perfect for entertaining and brings together an irresistible combination of flavours. This recipe can also be used with our Premium Gravadlax.

Whisky cured salmon, roasted onion tarte tatin and fresh goat’s curd
15 Minutes
60 Minutes


  • 4 slices Reserve Selection Whisky Cured Salmon
  • 8 x 1cm slices red onions
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • 12 sprigs thyme
  • To taste salt and pepper
  • 30g unsalted butter
  • 4 puff pastry disks
  • 4 tbsp fresh goats’ curd
  • 1 cup mixed micro herbs
  • 2 small radishes (sliced thin)
  • 20ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 rocket flowers (optional)


  1. 1

    Brush one tablespoon of olive oil onto a baking paper lined oven tray and sprinkle with one tablespoon of castor sugar. Scatter the leaves from 3 sprigs of thyme over the sugar and top with the onion slices. Brush the onions with a tablespoon of olive oil and cook at 160°C until golden and tender (at least 45 - 60 minutes) then remove from the oven.

  2. 2

    Butter a small individual serve frying pan and sprinkle with a little caster sugar. Sprinkle on the thyme leaves and place two cooked red onion slices onto the top.

  3. 3

    Top with a puff pastry disc and bake at 210ºC until golden. Turn the tarts upside down onto serving plates, top with the salmon and present with the goats curd, micro herbs and radish slices. Finish with a scattering of thyme leaves, cracked pepper and several rocket flowers.

  4. 4

    Note: fresh goats curd can be replaced by a creamy ricotta.