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Le Cordon Bleu News, 12/21/2012
Foie gras flan and Port (wine) jelly
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Celebrate the New Year in gourmet style with these festive foie gras flans topped with Port wine jelly.

Recipe - Foie gras flan and Port (wine) jelly

Serves: 18

Preparation time: 40 minutes

In this recipe:

  • duck ‘foie gras’
  • whipping cream
  • eggs
  • Port wine
  • gelatin leaves



Foie gras flan
200 g duck ‘foie gras’
salt, pepper
5 eggs
1 egg yolk
200 ml whipping cream
200 ml milk
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butter, at room temperature
Port wine jelly
5 gelatin leaves (10 g)
400 ml Port wine
sugar to taste
salt, pepper

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  1. Foie gras flan: Devein the foie gras, carefully pull out all visible veins. Place the foie gras and seasoning in a blender and reduce to a purée. Add the eggs, egg yolk, cream and milk. Strain through a china cap sieve and refrigerate
  2. Pre-heat the oven to 100°C. Butter the jars. Transfer the foie gras mixture to a piping bag and fill the jars ¾ full. Stand the jars in a bain-maire (a large roasting pan half filled will boiling water). Transfer to the oven and cook for 15 to 20 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  3. Port wine jelly: Soften the gelatin leaves in cold water. Heat the Port wine with the sugar, add the seasoning, add the softened gelatin and stir until dissolved. Pour the Port wine jelly into the jars to cover the foie gras. Refrigerate.
  4. To serve: Remove from the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Foie gras should be cold but not chilled.

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