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Napoleon of Smoked Trout and Arugula Mousse from Gillian Duffy

When I hear the word “napoleon” I never think about the little round man with the funny hat and his hand tucked inside his white shirt. I think about something sweet and layered. I remember my very first walk in New York’s Little Italy, sitting a table, cappuccino in one hand and my other holding…

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Simplest Chocolate Mouse from James Peterson

James Peterson calls this the Simplest Chocolate Mousse. No use kidding ourselves. The instructions below are direct but they may not strike you as simple. The truth is that grand mousse has those essential steps that you cannot avoid. Now, Peterson has streamlined the process, made it very clear, and presented you with a pathway…

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Cream Puffs with Coffee and Drambuie Mousse

Yesterday, I promised you dessert. And here it is: small cream puffs filled with a coffee and liquor based mousse. These are delicate wonders, to be made and consumed on the same day. Creating them is relatively easy. Consuming them is not a problem at all. This recipe comes from Egg by Michel Roux. Yesterday’s…

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