Goats Cheese Mousse Recipe with Waldorf Salad by Chef Phillip Gleeson

Goats Cheese Recipe by Chef Phillip Gleeson

Created by Chef Phillip Gleeson from Kilashee Hotel this goats cheese mousse is paired with a waldorf salad, raisin puree, rosemary and sea salt crouton and sherry dressing.


Goats cheese mousse
500g goats cheese
50ml of cream
1 tbsp of honey

Candied Walnuts
250g walnuts
100g sugar

Raisin puree
100g raisins (soaked in hot water for 45mins) pureed and pass
15ml white wine

Salad garnish
1 granny smith apple thinly sliced
1 stick of celery peeled and sliced
12 grapes red
1 tbsp chopped chives

Sherry dressing
200ml rapeseed oil
100ml sherry vinegar
Lemon juice


Goats cheese mousse
1. Place all ingredients in a food mixer. Blend all ingredients till smooth. Remove goats cheese mixture from the food mixer and lay out on cling film.
2. Roll tight into a cylinder shape and refrigerate till cold.
3. When cold remove from the Clingfilm. Sprinkle the crushed candied walnuts onto Clingfilm and roll the goats cheese in the walnut mix. Roll again and tighten and place mix into the fridge till needed.

Candied Walnuts
1. Place sugar in sauce pan with a splash of water. Allow to cook to golden brown and add the walnuts.
2. Coat in the sugar syrup and place onto grease proof paper. Allow to cool before blending.

Raisin puree
1. Soak the raisins in hot water for 45mins to soften. Add the white wine and place in food processer to blend. Pass through a fine sieve.

Sheery Dressing
1. Place all ingredients into a plastic squeeze bottle and shake well.

To serve
1. Thinly slice sourdough bread and brush with olive oil. Place on a baking tray and bake at 160 till golden brown and crispy.


Chef Philip Gleeson Philip has been the executive chef at Killashee hotel for 6 years. He has has been a chef for the last 24 years and has experience from all over the world. He worked in Dublin in the Conrad and Morrison Hotels, Melbourne, Palazzo Versace 6 star hotel on the Gold coast (Australia) and the 5 Star Marriot Hotel in Limerick.

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