Mousseline Ring with Seafood in a Saffron-Tomato Sauce

Turban de Fruits de Mer

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

A SPECTACULAR presentation can be created by molding a fish mousseline in a ring mold. When baked and unmolded, the ring, or “turban,” is filled with seafood and topped with one of several highly refined sauces. A classic turban is made by first lining the mold with fillets of sole. I find that this adds neither contrast of texture and color nor a smoother surface to the dish. And because it is time consuming and expensive, I have eliminated that aspect of the dish.

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