Salmon recipes are about a magnificent fish, a fish well known for its long travels from saltwater to freshwater. In order to lay its eggs, it needs to travel for thousands of miles, make its way upstream the river and face many more dangers. Everyone has seen the images of salmon jumping out of the water, straight into the mouth of a giant grizzly bear. But it’s not only bears that like this fish, also humans developed a keen interest in these little wonders of nature. Their soft and oily pink flesh, high in nutrients and healthy acids, make the salmon a very popular refrigerator guest.

Why follow salmon recipes?

Salmon, as most species of fish, contain a tremendous amount of Omega-3 fatty acids, protein and numerous vitamins. These acids and vitamins protect your heart, brain and your circulatory system. The proteins found in salmon are used by your body to strengthen bones, muscles and skin tissue. For these reasons alone, it’s recommended to eat salmon and other fish at least every other day. Next to being a boost to your health, salmon contains very few calories. That’s why you can eat a lot of it without having to worry about your summer figure.

Different ways to prepare your salmon

There are numerous ways to enjoy a slice of salmon. The most common way to prepare salmon is to either grill or bake it. Season it with some salt and pepper, and within a few minutes you will have a steamy piece of fish on your plate. Another highly appreciated recipe contains raw salmon, in the form of sushi. A little seaweed roll, filled with rice and fish. Of course, there are loads of salmon recipes with both raw and cooked salmon, each showing you a different side of this wonderful fish. I listed here some of mine. Try them yourself, and discover your own favorite recipe.

Easy Salmon and Dill Pasta with Capers

Easy Salmon and Dill Pasta with Capers

Very easy, fresh and fulfilling Spaghetti! Leftover baked salmon, capers, wine and fresh dill in a creamy sauce will star at any gathering with friends. So fast, all is done within 25 minutes. The rule number one: the fresher the products, the better - Easy Salmon and Dill Pasta with Capers. Total Time: 25 minutes Shopping List Baked Salmon: 200g of salmon fillet with skin, cleaned and drained A splash of olive oil Sea salt and ground black pepper The Pasta: 2 portions of good quality Spaghetti A knob of butter 1 medium shallot, peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves ...
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Smoked Salmon Rolls with Avocado

Smoked Salmon Rolls with Avocado

Smoked Salmon Rolls are a great tip for someone, who seeks for a luxurious, smooth and healthy appetizer. These ladylike bites are great in combination with some homemade savory pastries or nachos. The acidity of lemony salmon balances the richness of cheese perfectly. And the avocado is just a healthy, flavoursome surprise filling. Let’s do! Total Time: 10 minutes Shopping List Guacamole Filling as per in My Salsa and Dip Recipes: 1 ripe avocado, peeled and chopped 1 clove of garlic, crushed, peeled and finely chopped Juice from ½ lemon A pinch of Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper ...
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Stunning Filled Eggs

Stunning Filled Eggs

Eggs – such a great source of protein, what can be better than that. Perhaps once you fill them up with something equally delicious and colorful, just to underline their greatness. Everyone knows the chocolate eggs on Easter and there is nothing wrong with them. I offer you a beautiful savory alternative that will attract the eye, as well as your taste – Stunning Filled Eggs. Stunning Filled EggsStunning Filled Eggs Total Time: 30 minutes Shopping List 8 whole eggs in total (2+2+2+2), cooked The Green Filling: 2 egg yolks, cooked 1 ripe avocado, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon of ...
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Spring Pea Soup with Salmon

Spring Pea Soup with Salmon

Inspired by the Czech magazine Apetit, I present you Spring Pea Soup with Salmon. It really cannot get more springish than this. I love the combination of the creamy peas and the whole peas. This soup is very refreshing, delicious, rich in flavour and incredibly beautiful. Serve with a piece of fresh bread and enjoy it as much as I did. Spring Pea Soup with Salmon Total Time: 30 minutes Shopping List A splash of olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped 500g of peas (fresh or frozen) 1 litre of a good stock Sea salt and ground ...
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Christmas Full-flavoured Salmon

Christmas Full-flavoured Salmon

This is a truly very light, tender and tasty dish. Even the skin is delicious - Christmas Full-flavoured Salmon. Inspired by this entertaining post. The secret lies in good ingredients. Always, but with fish especially. Trust me, during my research I have tried many variations, as well as different sources of a salmon. Here I present you, how it tastes the best. That is what The Holiday Season deserves. Check out for my new upgrade of The Potato Salad. It is refreshing and light, includes all the winter humble veggies. The possible alternative to the more known classics as per ...
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Easy IKEA Lunch

Easy IKEA Lunch

I think you all know the lovely mustard spread from IKEA. Sometimes I get to go there more often, but I haven’t been there for a while already. I have got a beautiful piece of smoked salmon, so my favourite spread popped out in my head – Easy IKEA Lunch. Total Time: 10 minutes Shopping List 2 large slices of fresh bread 100g of quality smoked salmon, torn in pieces 2 tablespoon of lemon juice 2 tablespoon of cottage cheese spread 2 teaspoons of DIjon Mustard 3 teaspoons of honey 1 teaspoon of fresh dill, finely chopped 1 handful of ...
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