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dux·elles

 (dük-sĕl′ do͞ok-, dək-)
n.
A mixture of minced mushrooms, shallots, and often herbs, sautéed in butter and used in various sauces and stuffings or as a garnish.

[French, from earlier à la duxelle, in a mushroom sauce, probably after Louis Chalon du Blé, marquis d'Uxelles (1619-1658), French nobleman and employer of François Pierre de la Varenne (1618-1678), French chef whose influential cookbook introduced the abundant use of mushrooms in haute cuisine.]

duxelles

(dʌkˈsɛl; dʌkˈsɛlz)
n
1. (Cookery)
a. a mixture of finely diced mushrooms, shallots and parsley, or other herbs, used to flavour dishes
b. (as modifier): duxelles stuffing.
2. (Cookery) (as modifier): duxelles stuffing.

duxelles

- A stuffing made from mushrooms, onions, shallots, and parsley, named after the Marquis d'Uxelles, a 17th-century French nobleman.
See also related terms for stuffing.
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Mushroom duxelles are stuffed under the skin, then it's roasted and finished with a natural jus.
Just be sure your mushroom duxelles are in a proper paste as the pastry is prone to wet out if too much moisture is trapped within.
Pallid pastry aside, the meat itself had good flavour and the mushroom duxelles and jus were both well performed.
Enticing food includes pigeon breast with pear and vanilla puree and balsamic shallots, tempura soft shell crab with shiitake mushrooms, pak choi and satay sauce, mushroom and ricotta tortellini with walnut pesto and mushroom duxelles, steak in ale pudding, Jamaica-spiced slow roast lamb with sweet potato, mango and ginger beer shot, corn-fed chicken with celeriac puree, pancetta, wild mushrooms and truffle oil, sole fillets with prawn and hot smoked salmon mousse and lemon beurre blanc, and puddings such as peanut butter, caramel and chocolate slice with charred banana and gooseberry bread and butter pudding with vanilla bean custard.
Next came baked eringi mushrooms stuffed in their full length with a mousse of seafood, ham, and duxelles (finely chopped mushroom).
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For mains I stuck with the theme of threes and ordered the Trio of Chicken (PS12,95), breast stuffed with mushroom duxelles, chicken and sun dried tomato sausage and a mini chicken and leek pie served with potatoes, carrots and french beans.
3 To make the mushroom duxelles, cook the shallots and thyme in a pan with 2 tsp of oil.
MARKS&SPENCER Turkey: The Turkey Wellington is made with British turkey breast fillet, a chestnut mushroom duxelles with Madeira and fresh thyme and wrapped in a pastry case.
The classic duxelles that belongs in a Wellington was imperceptible.
Some recipes call for you to add mushroom duxelles, which is finely chopped mushrooms sauteed with onions, garlic and thyme.