Lemon-herb schmear recipe
- Cuisine: USA
Derived from the Yiddish word shmirn, ‘schmear’ is New York deli slang for any condiment that’s spread onto a bagel. The flavour of schmears may vary from sweet fruit to jalapeño, but the lemon and herb combination here complements the salmon.
Ingredients250g packet cream cheese, at room temperature
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp lemon zest
3 spring onions, finely chopped
2 tsp dill, finely chopped
2 tsp chives, finely chopped
PreparationProcess all ingredients in a food processor until smooth. It will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Makes 1 cup (250ml)
Photography by Brett Stevens. Styling by David Morgan.
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