creme fraiche

  1. Skip70

    Exasperated with creme fraiche

    For years, I have made creme frache successfully -- until I don.t. Sometimes it is perfect -- thick and creamy, other times it never firms up and even turns rancid. Yes, I've tried pasteurized cream (instead of ultra-pasterized) and use the only buttermilk I can find in the store, which claims...
  2. Morning Glory

    Recipe Eton mess with amaretto

    A glorious mess of strawberries, cream and meringue. The twist here is that the strawberries are steeped in amaretto liqueur. Quantities of each ingredient are a movable feast but I make suggestions below (no two recipes for Eton mess are alike). Ingredients (for one large individual serving...
  3. Hemulen

    Recipe Mushroom and Spinach Tart

    Mushroom and Spinach Tart Serves 6-8 | Cooking time 30 min Ingredients ✧ 500 g/1.1 lb ready-made puff pastry ✧ 60 g/2.1 oz Parmesan/Parmigiano cheese ✧ 150 g/5.3 oz baby spinach ✧ 25 g/0.9 oz dried mushrooms (I used porcini/Boletus edulis) or ~115 g/4 oz fresh, sautéed mushrooms ✧ 300 g/0.66...
  4. Hemulen

    Recipe Stewed vegetables with chicken

    Stewed vegetables with chicken Serves 4-6 | Preparation & cooking 45 min Ingredients ✧ 200 g (7 oz) onions ✧ 100 g (3.5 oz) red cabbage ✧ 100 g Chinese/napa cabbage ✧ 100 g cale/collard greens ✧ 1 red chil(l)i, deseeded ✧ 100 g carrots ✧ 5 tablespoons evoo ✧ 9 cloves of garlic ✧ 3 tablespoons...
  5. Hemulen

    Recipe Date Cake

    Date Cake Serves 10-12 | Preparation & baking time 1 h 30 min Date Cake Date cakes are often baked in Finland at Christmas time. This recipe is an altered family recipe (my grandmother minced a pressed date bar and seasoned the cake with coffee or sour apple sauce. She used at least twice as...
  6. Herbie

    Vegan creme fraiche

    I saw a pot of Oatly Creme Fraiche in the supermarket the other day and bought it. It is made from oats and coconut. What shall I do with it? Anyone have some savoury ideas using creme fraiche I can try? I've never cooked with dairy creme fraiche as it was not commmon in the UK when I learnt...
  7. Morning Glory

    Recipe Rhubarb Cranachan with Creme Fraiche and Coconut

    The Scottish dish Cranachan originally consisted of cream, cream cheese, oatmeal and honey. More recently, it has become the norm to add raspberries and whisky and is regarded as one of Scotland national dishes. Rhubarb makes a good substitute when raspberries are not in season and using creme...
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