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Searching for olive oil chocolate mousse recipe

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sisack Jan 13, 2011 10:12 AM

I came across a really interesting recipe years ago for a Spanish chocolate mousse, but can't for the life of me remember where I saw it. I know it incorporated bittersweet chocolate, olive oil, eggs, and grand marnier- no cream. It was dense, rich, peppery - really fantastic. I've looked around online and nothing I've come across looks quite right. Anyone out there have a good recipe? Thanks!

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    bear Jan 13, 2011 11:09 AM

    I haven't tried this one, but it caught my eye a couple of days ago on our local NPR station, WBUR.

    The chef, Tony Maws, is very well respected so I suspect it's pretty delicious. You could sub Gran Marnier for the brandy.

    http://publicradiokitchen.wbur.org/20...

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      toveggiegirl Jan 13, 2011 03:15 PM

      I love this one. It's from a Jewish Spanish cookbook and was printed in the New York Times about 4 years ago . Just use grand marnier instead of the Passover brandy.
      http://www.food.com/recipe/chocolate-...

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        rikk Jan 14, 2011 02:09 PM

        I remember the one from the NYTimes. I made it at the time, it was pretty good, but an interesting taste...

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          magiesmom Jan 14, 2011 02:59 PM

          Coffee instead of the brandy really improves it.

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            toveggiegirl Jan 15, 2011 03:52 PM

            I like that idea, magiesmom. I'll have to try it next time.

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