A thick pâté of chopped mushrooms cooked with onion and thyme. Duxelles is used as a stuffing or garnish and in the preparation of various dishes called à la duxelles. It is traditionally used in Beef Wellington.
Finely chopped mushrooms that are cooked in butter with shallots and wine. When cooked dry, duxelles make a good filling / stuffin. Duxelles are also flavored with fresh herbs and brandy or Madeira.