|Energy (Kcal) 528||26%|
|Energy (KJ) 2206|
|Saturated Fat 11.0g||40%|
|Total Sugars 5.3g||5%|
For the filling
300g potatoes, cubed
6 asparagus spears, cut into bite-sized pieces
4 tablespoons low fat crème fraiche
Small handful fresh dill leaves
Juice of 1 lemon
1 bag of fresh watercress leaves
2 hot smoked salmon steaks
For the pancakes:
100g plain flour
Pinch of salt
40g butter, melted
1 large egg, beaten
Sunflower oil, for cooking
For a luxurious version this dish could be made with Dover sole, shrimps, truffles and Parmesan, but in wartime often it was made with substitutes. This modern take on the recipe uses sole, prawns and Cheddar.
Make use of the new season crop to create this deliciously fresh and light dish.
This Pancake Day why not try a something with a twist, this savoury pancake recipe comes with a household favourite, the potato! With the potato at heart of the dish, it allows the flavours of salmon and asparagus to mingle with the delicious pancake base. Savoury pancakes are just as easy and quick as their sweet counterpart and are perfect for Pancake Day!
Recreated to celebrate VE Day, this is a popular 1940s wartime soup made with potatoes, onion, leeks and celery - healthy and really tasty.