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  • 1 head fennel
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 50ml olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • Handful dill


  1. Slice the fennel wafer thin using a mandolin.
  2. Slice the onion the same way and place both in a bowl.
  3. Mix the mustard, vinegar and oil in a jar and dress the salad. Rip some dill leaves in and grate the lemon zest.
  4. To serve, slice and toast some brioche, brush with butter, fold some slices of the salmon on the bread, and top with the dressed fennel salad.