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thanks to Maynard, Benedict & freya for a wonderful food filled
five days. Great hands-on experiences from two excellent teachers. Can't
wait to get home and get my stocks made & in the fridge ready for
yummy sauces etc. Best wishes & happy cooking."
Walnut Grove Recipes
Mushroom & Brie Omelette
- 3 eggs
- 3 large mushrooms
- 2 thin slices of brie
- knob of butter
- 1 tbs cooking oil
- salt & pepper
1 . Slice the mushrooms thinly, melt butter in a frying pan &
cook mushrooms. Remove from pan & keep in a warm place.
2. Using a non-stick omelette pan put it on the largest burner
and get it smoking hot. Crack the eggs into a small bowl &
whisk, add seasoning. Add the oil to the pan then pour the whisked
eggs into the pan.
3. Hold the pan in one hand and push
it backward & forwards over the heat. With your other hand,
using a fork move the egg around in circles, using the back of
4. When the consistency is like wet scrambled egg spread the
egg over the bottom of the pan evenly (the cooking time so far
should be only about 30 seconds). Add the mushrooms and brie down
the middle of the egg, (you have to work quickly or the egg will
overcook). Fold one third of the egg onto the middle, pick the
pan up and flip the whole thing onto the plate.
5. Brush with melted butter and serve.
Makes a great lunch or light supper.
There is really no advanced preparation that can
be done, it is all very quick & easy.
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