Makes 4 Servings
Smoked Salmon – thinly sliced loxstyle – 3 oz package
8 oz cream cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes and softened to room temperature
½ cup mascarpone
½ tsp finely minced fresh thyme
2 tsp parsley, finely chopped
1 tsp fresh chives, finely minced
¼ of an english cucumber, very thinly sliced
Rye Bread – like from Artisan Lavinia or The Baker and Cakemaker
Salt and pepper to taste
Optional: Borage or rosemary flowers for edible garnish
In mixing bowl, stir cream cheese and mascarpone with a spatula to combine. Fold in herbs. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Toast bread. Spread with herbed cheese and arrange cucumber and smoked salmon slices on top. Top with edible flowers before serving.