gravlax

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grav·lax

 (gräv′läks)
n.
Raw, thinly sliced, cured salmon seasoned with dill and served usually as an appetizer.

[Swedish : grava, to bury (from the original process of curing it in the ground); see ghrebh- in Indo-European roots + lax, salmon; see laks- in Indo-European roots.]

gravlax

(ˈɡrævˌlæks) or

gravadlax

n
(Cookery) dry-cured salmon, marinated in salt, sugar, and spices, as served in Scandinavia
[C20: from Norwegian, from grav grave (because the salmon is left to ferment) + laks or Swedish lax salmon]

grav•lax

(ˈgrɑv lɑks)

n.
boned salmon cured in sugar, salt, pepper, and dill.
[1960–65; < Swedish]

gravlax

A dry-cured salmon, marinated in sugar, salt and spices. Used in Scandinavian cuisine.
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So you have salmon cold-smoked, seared, mousse, pickled, gravad lax, golden roe (to be savoured it in that order).
The recipe we're taking on this week is the Swedish favourite, Gravad Lax.
Literally translated as 'buried salmon', Gravad Lax was originally created as a way of preserving fish through the harsh Scandinavian winters, by fishermen who would salt the fish and bury it in sand, above the high tide mark.
The Wild Waters range will include two gravad lax lines, one traditional and one marinated with fresh herbs and lemon, branded 'limoncello'.
Retail customers will get the option of a sachet of one of three flavours of sauce included in the pack with the gravad lax varieties blueberry horseradish cream, mustard honey, or plain horseradish cream.
No complaints about the generous amount of gravad lax, except perhaps that it was slightly on the salty side.
Having said that, you can eat fish raw; sushi from Japan, maatjes herring from Holland, gravad lax (salmon) from Scandinavia, or civiche from South America - all delicious.
In addition to 10,000 exclusively designed items, this College Park store presents 43 different room-settings, three model home interiors, a supervised children's play area, and a 450-seat restaurant serving Swedish specialties such as meatballs with lingonberries and Gravad Lax plates, as well as American dishes.
In addition to nearly 10,000 exclusively designed items, IKEA Baltimore presents 25 different room-settings, a supervised children's play area, and a 150-seat restaurant serving Swedish specialties such as meatballs with lingonberries and Gravad Lax plates, as well as American dishes.
In addition to 10,000 exclusively designed items, IKEA San Diego presents 32 different room-settings, a model home interior, a supervised children's play area, and a 150-seat restaurant serving Swedish specialties such as meatballs with lingonberries and Gravad Lax plates, as well as American dishes.
In addition to 10,000 exclusively designed items, IKEA Round Rock presents 41 different room-settings, three model home interiors, a supervised children's play area, and a 250-seat restaurant serving Swedish specialties such as meatballs with lingonberries and Gravad Lax plates, as well as American dishes.