Makes approx. 8 (4″ cakes)


8 oz. package of smoked salmon
8 oz. container of creme fraiche or sour cream
1 oz container of caviar
or an 8 oz jar or homemade apple sauce

1 large white potato, peeled
1 large yam, peeled
1/2 of a medium onion
1/4 c. flour

2 large eggs, beaten
2 tsp. salt
pepper to taste
veggie oil for frying

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In a food processor shred the potatoes & onion. Place the veggies in a clean dish towel & wring & squeeze the moisture out. Once the veggies seem dry place them in a large bowl & stir together. Add the egg, stir to incorporate & then stir in flour. Once all ingredients are together form 4″ patties. I use an ice cream scoop so the latkes will be uniform in size. I pack them either in the scoop or in my hands to release the excess moisture. Drop the latkes in a pan with hot oil. Don’t crow the pan. I cook 4 at a time. This will ensure a nice crispy outside.
When finished put 1 slice of smoked salmon, a dollop of creme fraiche & a small spoon full of caviar on top of each latke. They can also be served as is with a side of apple sauce.
These also make a great hor’dourves for a party.