Buckwheat-Cheddar Blini with Smoked Salmon
As a nod to their Norwegian heritage, Sophie Dahl and her family ate blini (mini pancakes) topped with smoked salmon every Christmas Eve. Now Dahl makes the blini with wonderfully earthy buckwheat flour and serves the salmon-topped hors d'oeuvres at parties throughout the year. Entertaining Tips from F&W Editors More Quick Appetizers
Buckwheat flour is available at health-food stores and from amazon.com
One serving 78 cal, 7 gm carb, 3 gm fat, 1.2 gm sat fat, 6 gm protein, 1 gm fiber.
Oily smoked salmon is difficult to pair with wine. Light, crisp whites, such as Sauvignon Blanc from California or Verdejo from Spain, are ideal, because they won't accentuate the salmon's fishiness.