Smoked Salmon with Cognac Caraway Mayonnaise and Toasted French Bread Recipe

  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons Cognac
  • a side of smoked salmon (about 2 pounds)
  • Garnish: fresh dill sprigs and lemon wedges
  • Accompaniment: toasted French bread
  1. With a mortar and pestle or in an electric spice grinder grind caraway seeds fine and in a small bowl stir together with mayonnaise, sour cream, dill, and Cognac.
  2. Arrange salmon on a cutting board or platter and garnish with dill sprigs and lemon wedges. Serve salmon, sliced thin, with mayonnaise and French bread.