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Blue Cheese Mousse with Honey Glazed Walnuts

A sensation for the tastebuds, this creamy blue cheese mousse is paired with salad leaves, walnuts and a sweet honey glaze.

How long will it take?

30 minutes

What’s the serving size?

Serves 4

What do I need?

  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 80 g walnuts
  • 300 mL thickened cream, divided
  • 2 shallots, finely diced
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 170 g blue cheese
  • Salad leaves, to serve
  • Parmesan cheese, grated, to serve

How do I make it?

  1. Add honey, brown sugar and butter to a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for 1 minute, then add walnuts and toss to coat. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Add 200 mL cream, shallots, and thyme sprigs to a frying pan over low heat. Simmer until reduced by half. Remove thyme sprigs and transfer cream to a food processor. Add blue cheese and process until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Whip remaining 100 mL cream until stiff peaks form. Fold into blue cheese mixture, then transfer mix to a piping bag and refrigerate until needed.
  4. To serve, arrange salad leaves on plates. Pipe blue cheese mousse on to plates, top with walnuts and drizzle over honey glaze. Serve with a light grating of parmesan cheese.


  • The mousse can be made up to 2 days ahead and kept refrigerated until needed.

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