Salmon and Herbed Mascarpone

These delightful Bruschetta are perfect for picnics or as a starter to any meal! They taste divine and only take 15 minutes to make!
Serves: 4
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes


  • 250g mascarpone
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Finely grated zest ½ lemon
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped dill
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped chives
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp chopped capers
  • 6-8 slices smoked salmon
  • Freshly ground black pepper

For the Bruchetta:

  • Sliced ciabatta or sour dough bread, 2.5 cm thick
  • Garlic cloves, peeled
  • Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil, for drizzling


  1. For the Bruschetta: Toast the bread, on both sides, preferably in a griddle pan or under a preheated grill, you can even pop them on a BBQ.
  2. Rub the garlic into the hot bread. Drizzle with Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil and serve with the following topping.
  1. For the Topping: Place the mascarpone, lemon juice and zest, herbs, garlic and capers in a bowl and stir to mix.
  2. Spread on the bruschetta and top with the salmon and black pepper.