Dancing Land and Sea
FOIE GRAS MOUSSE:
Calvados Beurre Blanc Sauce:
For the lobster, remove meat from shell and submerge in butter over high heat. Cook at 160 degrees F to 190 degrees F for about 8 minutes until meat is tender and almost cooked. Cut in 1-ounce medallions and allow to cool and season with salt and pepper.
For Calvados beurre blanc sauce, add oil, and saute the shallots, garlic, lemon grass, kaffir leaves and apples into a large stock pot and delgaze with Calvados. Add thyme and parsley stems, reduce for 10 minutes. Add veal stock and reduce. Add cream and salt and pepper. Finish off with the butter and combine until smooth. Add lemon zest and strain through fine mesh.
For pear and apple confit, mince pear and apple and marinate in remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper.
To assemble, cut puff pastry to 2-inch rounds and brush with egg wash. Place in a preheated 350 degrees F oven for 12 minutes, allow to cool, and cut them in half. Pipe foie gras mousse onto puff pastry and place 1-ounce lobster on top. Ladle beurre blanc sauce on top with pear and apple confit. Drizzle port reduction and garnish with 1 lotus root chip and chive spear. Line chaffing dish with rice noodles and place appetizer on top.
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