Savory Kiri Cheesecake with Smoked Salmon and Dried Tomato

Savory Kiri Cheesecake with Smoked Salmon and Dried Tomato

Recipe Category Appetizers Recipe Category
Recipe Prep Time 30 mins
Recipe Serving Size 1

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


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
Kiri Cooking Blocks

Cooking steps

Preparing the Crust

  1. Place 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.
  2. Press 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

  1. In 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.
  2. Add the whipped cream to the Kiri cream cheese and gently mix with a spatula until well combined.
  3. Add 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.
  4. Pour the Kiri cheese mixture over the crust and spread it evenly to obtain a flat surface.
  5. Place the savory Kiri cheesecake in the freezer for 2 hours to set.
  6. Gently unmold the savory Kiri cheesecake and place it on a serving plate.
  7. Decorate the top of the Kiri cheesecake with smoked salmon shaped, dried tomato, and some fresh basil leaves. Serve.

Cooking steps

Savory Kiri Cheesecake with Smoked Salmon and Dried Tomato