Tag Archive: hollandaise

Chicken Galantine

Every now and then it is time to try something a bit pretentious that will no doubt fail. I’m having another attempt at a chicken galantine, basically stuffing a smashed chicken breast with a mousse of itself, sous vided and then quickly fried in butter. The last time I tried this, the chicken mousse came out very grainy and bitter, we’ll have a bash at sorting that out tonight. We’ll start work on the mousse that we will use to stuff the chicken breast, we’ll sweat off some leek with garlic, thyme, rosemary and bayleaf After a good sweat we’ll... View Article

Egg Adventure

Let me recount the tale of epic morning egg usage. I have never had much luck with hollandaise. It has to be made last minute, and needs a lot of attention when other last minute things also need attention. I have never actually made it correctly without some splitting, or it going stone cold, or tasting raw and runny. I was reading around the internet and found a recipe for one pot hollandaise, basically you just get your butter… And in a separate bowl you have your egg yolks and some reduced white wine vinegar   This is the odd... View Article