En Papillote Salmon with Lemon, Tomatoes & Sparkling Wine

En Papillote simply means cooked and served in a paper wrapper. Foil and parchment paper are the best ways to accomplish this poaching technique. I prefer parchment because the end result is a little more dramatic. This is a great way to serve and impress company while keeping cleanup to a minimum. While the entire dish is cooking, you can be enjoying cocktails with your guests! You can make the pouches individually for each guest to receive their own little pouch, or make the entire dish in one large pouch to serve everyone. They can be assembled in advance and refrigerated while you get ready for your guests. When your guests arrive, just pop in the oven… Simple and divine! Continue reading