Sunday, September 27, 2009
BLACK TEA & MUSHROOM CANAPES
Five cups sliced mushrooms
One tablespoon olive oil
One eighth cup green onion, finely chopped
Sea salt to taste
A pinch of Chili (medium or hot, a you like it.)
Half teaspoon vinegar
Half cup water
One tablespoon good quality black tea leaves
Twenty-four slices of thinly sliced french bread
Two ounces unsalted butter
Pour boiling water over the tea leaves, let steep five minutes
Add vinegar, salt, chili powder to tea.
Saute mushrooms in oil in frying panuntil lightly browned
Stir in green onions
Pour in tea mixture and simmer
Strain through a fie sieve, cool mushrooms and chop them finely.
Cut bread into desired shapes, spread ith softened butter and mound mushroom mixture on top.
These are absolutely delicious. Yield: 48