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Do you know someone who can drown a fish ? You might – without even knowing it. This expression – noyer le poisson – took me a long time to understand. I actually had to experience working within what should be a very precise system to learn exactly what it means to drown a fish.
Hot smoking ? Cold smoking ? Brining ? Huh ? When it comes to smoked salmon, sure – the best place to start is at home, IF you’ve got some space and a little time on your hands – that’s a big if ! So even though most busy Parisians buy their smoked salmon at the local supermarket, if they want a high-quality product, they don’t make it themselves : they know to head for the ‘burbs.