Tony Bilson

Amuse bouche of oyster terrine

Ingredients and Method

Allow 4 oysters per person.
Poach in white wine court bouillon until plumped; cool in ice slurry and dry
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Season the court bouillon,
add 15 leaves of gelatine per litre
clarify with 6 egg whites per litre
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Use small 5-6 cm square terrines or egg cups
Line the terrines with plastic wrap,
the oysters are packed tightly in and moistened with the jelly then refrigerated.
Make a sauce of 1/2 cup finely chopped blanched shallots,
1/2 cup red wine vinegar,
2 cups olive oil/ walnut oil mixed
salt, pepper
some reduced court bouillon
Garnish with chervil
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August 15, 1995

Amuse bouche of oyster terrine