Terry Bell Recipes

Goat Cheese Mousse

 

Thyme, fresh, fine chopped                     1 tablespoon

Parsley, fresh, fine chopped                    1 tablespoon

Chives, fresh, fine chopped                     1 tablespoon

Black pepper, ground                              ½ tablespoon

Lemon juice, fresh                                   ½ tablespoon

Goat Cheese 11 oz log                             1 each

 

 

Method

1.      Place the goat cheese in a bowl and let come to room temperature to soften

2.      Add the herbs, pepper and lemon juice and mix until well incorporated

3.      Save until ready to use

 

 

Crostini

 

Sourdough Baguette                                      1 ea

Extra VirginOlive Oil                                    ½ cup

Kosher Salt                                                    as needed

 

 

Method

1.      Slice the Baguette, you should get 50 slices out of each loaf, they will be about 1/8-inch thick

2.      Place the slices in a fairly large bowl

3.      Pour the olive oil on the sides of the bowl, and toss the bread until well coated, use as much or as little of the oil as you like, I like a lot

4.      place the slices on a baking pan, sprinkle with the Kosher salt and bake in a pre heated 375 degree oven and bake for about 6 minutes or until crisp

5.      Remove and let cool 

 

 

 

Tomato andOlive Tapenade

 

Kalamata Olives, pitted, fine diced                           ½ cup

Tomatoes, Skin only, fine diced                                2 cups

Shallots, peeled, fine dice                                          ¼ cup

Garlic Clove, peeled, chopped fine                           1 ea

Basil, Fresh, Chiffonade                                            ¼ cup loose

Extra Virgin Olive oil                                     ¼ cup

Sherry Vinegar                                                           2 tablespoons

Cracked Black Pepper                                              tt

Kosher Salt                                                                tt

 

Method

  1. In a bowl add the tomatoes, olives, shallots, garlic, and basil. Mix well, but gently
  2. Add the olive oil and vinegar, again mix well but gently
  3. Add the salt and pepper until it tastes the way you like it
  4. Chill and hold for service

 

 

Assembly

 

  1. Evenly Spread the Crostini with the goat cheese mousse, leaving no bare spots
  2. Place a teaspoon of the tomato and olive Tapenade on top
  3. Place a parmesan shaving on top for garnish
  4. Repeat until all are done
  5. Garnish Serving Plate, arrange Crostini and serve

 

Or for a more casual serving place the goat cheese in a serving bowl, the Tapenade in a serving bowl, the Crostini in a basket and let your guest make there own.

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