NYT Cooking: This is a good first foray into curing because the process is simple and relatively quick and the reward considerable. Thanks to the beets, the color on the outside of the salmon is a deep, rich fuchsia. And don't be afraid to use fresh horseradish if you can find it; just be careful.
Flavored with pepper, cloves, and dill, the classic cured salmon in this Gravadlax dish requires at least 5 days to cure, so be sure to plan ahead, and be sure to use the best-quality salmon you can find.
Luke Holder's exquisite cured salmon recipe would be an excellent starter course for any meal. Mi cuit roughly translates as partially cooked - this attractive fish dish relies on delicately curing the salmon to achieve maximum flavour. This plate packs a punch both visually and in terms of taste, with the earthy beetroot perfectly offsetting the tender cured salmon.