Here is a pot of blueberry mousse. A mousse is a dessert usually based on whipped cream, fruit and gelatin.
This one appears to have some very alternative ingredients:
The words on the pot clearly state ‘Blueberry Mouse’. Really? Would that be complete with droppings?
I feel a temporary but urgent call back to my original vocation as an English teacher. So here, for the benefit of the confused, is a
And finally, particularly for the other person in my household who shall be nameless but should be ashamed of himself, for suggesting this was the correct spelling for a chocolate pudding. THIS is a
(as in the song… ‘there’s a moose in the hoose’?)
And the plural of moose is ???
Moose (just like sheep, you can have one sheep or 3 sheep, you don’t have 3 sheep and one ‘shep’, do you? )
However if you are being silly ‘Mooses’ is acceptable so as August is the ‘silly season’, mooses it is.
(I’m so glad we’ve cleared that up)
Ok, so if you are prepairing 10 portions of mousse, how do you say that? This is important knowledge for a chef ! 🙂
Great question! Mousse a ‘mass noun’ so the plural of mousse is mousse! So you have used exactly the right expression as in ‘portions of mousse’
And it says it’s vegetarian!
LOL – I hadn’t spotted that! Perhaps the mouse was a vegetarian?
I remember my sister making the mousse/mouse mistake in a postcard home when she went on holiday with her best friend’s family over 40 years ago much to my father’s amusement.