Mint-Cured Salmon Pasta

(Serves 4, plus leftovers for Monday night)

To serve this as Sunday Supper, you'll have to start the salmon preparation on Friday evening. The salmon takes 2 days to cure before it's ready to use. One salmon filet is enough for Sunday Supper for 4 people plus some leftover for Monday night dinner. Use the cured salmon by Tuesday at the latest because it is quite perishable.

Start on Friday evening:

Have ready:

1 large salmon filet bones and skin removed and the dark meat trimmed away
1/3 cup coarse sea salt
1 TBS sugar

On Saturday:

Remove the salmon from the refrigerator and unwrap it. (The salmon will be very leathery and hard. Don't worry.) Then:

Making Sunday Supper: