Mushroom Brioche with Creamy Philadelphia

Taste of Dublin has teamed up with Philadelphia to launch ‘Taste Factor – The Search for Ireland’s Best Amateur Chef’ on TV3’s Ireland AM. The winner will cook live alongside a celebrity chef at the Philadelphia Chef Theatre at Taste of Dublin, will get four VIP tickets to Taste of Dublin and a trip for two to Philadelphia in the US with $1,000 spending money. But hurry - the deadline is Friday, 13 May!

Here is my entry for Taste Factor 2011!!

Mushroom Brioche with Creamy Philadelphia

25g butter
Drizzle of olive oil
225g mushrooms, sliced
1 shallot, finely chopped
pinch sea salt and freshly ground pepper
100mls white wine
50mls philadelphia / cream
a squeeze of lemon juice
freshly chopped parsley or chives
4 slices of Brioche, toasted

1. Melt the butter with a drizzle of olive oil in a large heavy pan, over a medium heat. Add the sliced mushrooms and chopped shallot. Season with a pinch of sea salt and some freshly ground pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes. 
2. Add the wine and allow to bubble for a few minutes.
3. Turn down the heat under the pan and pour in the philadelphia/cream, stirring well to combine all the ingredients together. Add a little squeeze of lemon.
4. Taste and correct the seasoning, and add the parsley/chives. 
5. Serve over some sliced toasted brioche.


Chocolate Here said...

Best of Luck with the competition Nessa. I hope J is entering too ... double the chances too :-)

Nessa Robins said...

Thanks a million! Jack is more comfortable behind the camera:)!

Colette said...

Great presentation. A tv natural. Lovely recipe. Best of luck with it.

Nessa Robins said...

Thanks Colette. The prize is so fantastic I had to give it a go!

Arlene said...

Good luck, Nessa! Delicious recipe, and your video is great, so professional.

Kristin said...

Lookin' good, Nessa! I love the styling in your video. Good luck!

Nessa Robins said...

Thanks Arlene. Not sure how 'professional' it is - I got it hard to keep the kids quiet in the background!
Thanks Kristin. I was going to move the rocking horse out of the way but then I thought it looked well in the shot, so I left it where it was!

Unknown said...

Good luck Nessa, fair play to ya!!

Nessa Robins said...

Thanks Paul:)

MissCakeBaker said...

Good luck - have got my fingers crossed for you!