Salmon Carpaccio with Fennel & Pear is a two-times marinated Salmon served with a pear & fennel side, a sweet compote and a crunchy fennel and pear topping. This Salmon Carpaccio with Fennel & Pear recipe is my take on a dish I had at a fantastic tapas bar called “La Pepita.” I love this combination of fennel and pear; it brings a certain “je ne sais quoi” to the dish. This recipe is simple but contains many steps. I assure you it’s worth the effort. Also, choose a good “sashimi” grade Salmon since we won’t cook it. Double Marinated Salmon The first marinade is a “dry” one, Gravlax-style, mainly made of salt, sugar and a touch of dill. However, Gravlax usually marinates longer; we want the flesh to stay “soft” and not over-cured for this recipe. This marinade will change the texture of the fish slightly for a firmer…