Savory Kiri Cheesecake with Smoked Salmon and Dried Tomato

appetizers
30 min
1

Savory cheesecakes with cracker cookie bars, topped with sundried tomatoes and basil flavored Kiri cream

Ingredients

For the Kiri Cream

  • 1 Kiri Cooking Block, at room temperature
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dried tomato
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 leaves fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

For the Crust

  • 70 grams (2.7 oz) savory crackers
  • 60 grams (1/4 cup) melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried chives

For Decoration

  • Smoked salmon
  • Dried tomatoes
  • Fresh basil leaves
Savory Kiri Cheesecake with Smoked Salmon and Dried Tomato

Cooking steps

Preparing the Crust

  • 1Place the crackers in a food processor and crush them until the texture is crumbly. Add the melted butter, dried chives, olive oil, and mix well with a spatula until the mixture is well combined.
  • 2Press the crushed crackers into the bottom of a springform mould (12 cm x 6 cm) covered with parchment paper and place it in the freezer for 30 minutes to cool.

Preparing the Kiri Cream

  • 1In a large bowl, add the Kiri cheese block and mix using an electric egg beater until creamy. 2. In a small bowl, add the heavy cream and mix with an electric egg beater until the texture is firm.
  • 2Add the whipped cream to the Kiri cream cheese and gently mix with a spatula until well combined.
  • 3Add to the Kiri cream cheese, the lemon zest, fresh chives, dried tomato, olive oil, chopped basil, and pepper. Mix all the ingredients together with a spatula until well combined.
  • 4Pour the Kiri cheese mixture over the crust and spread it evenly to obtain a flat surface.
  • 5Place the savory Kiri cheesecake in the freezer for 2 hours to set.
  • 6Gently unmold the savory Kiri cheesecake and place it on a serving plate.
  • 7Decorate the top of the Kiri cheesecake with smoked salmon shaped, dried tomato, and some fresh basil leaves. Serve.

Cooking steps