All posts tagged: French dessert

Apple and almond meal flaugnarde

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “A baked French dessert of fruit, traditionally black cherries, arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick flan-like batter. The clafoutis is dusted with powdered sugar and served lukewarm, sometimes with cream. A traditional Limousin clafoutis contains pits of the cherries.  The pits contain amygdalin, the active chemical in almond extract, so during baking a small amount of amygdalin from the pits is released into the clafoutis, adding a complementary […]

Lime and ginger creme brulee

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “A dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. The custard base is traditionally flavored with vanilla, but can also be flavored with a variety of other flavorings.” When i worked as a bar woman in Perth, one of the other things I also do was prepare desserts, one of the prep’s would be lime and ginger brulee. While doing basic cuisine at Le Cordon […]