SMOKED SALMON MOUSSE
ounces smoked salmon
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3/4 cup aspic jelly *
tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/2 cup heavy
Remove bones and skin from the smoked salmon. Cut
in pieces and mix in a food processor. Transfer to a mixing bowl and stir in
Run the mixture through a food mill. Mix in the cold liquid
aspic jelly, lemon juice, wine and pepper.
Whip the cream until firm. Fold
in the salmon mixture. Spoon the mousse into decorative molds.
until mousse is well set and firm. Unmold on serving dish or plate and surround
with lettuce leaves.
* If aspic jelly is not available, substitute with
1 tablespoon of unflavored gelatin dissolved in 1/4 cup cold water. Set for 5
minutes. Melt over low heat, and use as directed for aspic jelly.