• A Culinary Journey with Kfir Misnikov

Gravlax, Sweet Mustard and Dill

September 12, 2023

Your hospitality experience at the David Citadel Hotel is a fusion of tradition, luxury and elegant cuisine.
This combination is all the more significant during these days of Rosh Hashanah, when facing the stunning Old City Walls and enjoying the festive atmosphere of hope, renewal and growth.
In honor of the New Year, we are excited to present you with a celebratory booklet, containing Kiddush, blessings, and selected recipes from
The David Citadel’s Chef, Kfir Misnikov, so the hotel delicacies can melt in your mouth all year long!
Wishing you and your family a Shana Tova uMetuka, a sweet New Year!

Ingredients
Whole boneless salmon fillet
200g ground shatta pepper
1 Teaspoon smoking extract
2 Pieces allspice
1 Tablespoon white pepper
1Kg coarse salt
800g white sugar
Seasoning
Regular mustard
Lemon zest from 1 lemon
A bunch of chopped dill
Sweet mustard
2 Crushed garlic cloves
Lemon juice squeezed from half a lemon
Salt and pepper
60g regular mustard
60g Dijon mustard
150g mayonnaise
A large spoon of honey

Preparation
Mix all the pickling ingredients, cover the fish with the mix and marinate for 12 hours. Rinse with tap water, and dry overnight in the refrigerator. Spread regular mustard and sprinkle with sugar and chopped dill. Mix all the sweet mustard ingredients in a bowl.

Serving
Thinly slice the marinated salmon. Spread the sweet mustard on a platter, put the gravlax slices on top, garnish with chopped chives, capers, avocado and pickled onions.

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