Saturday, April 30, 2016

Zezettes de Sète/French White Wine Biscuits

Zezette de Sète, is a delicious biscuits which have its origin from Sète, a beautiful city of France. Honestly i dont know about this popular biscuits which is quite famous in South France especially the cities and villages around Montpellier. This Zezette de Sète is a trademark biscuits and this biscuits is made with easy ingredients available easily in your pantry except the White wine. Actually the addition of white wine plays an important role in this biscuits, though the alcohol gets disappears while baking. Needless to say that this White wine biscuits makes an excellent evening snacks to have with your favourite beverage.Usually flavored with vanilla extract, some bake their Zezettes even with Orange blossom water, however this biscuits are very simple to make if you want try something different from your usual bakes.

Zezettes de Sète, Vegan White wine biscuits, French White wine biscuits

Friday, April 29, 2016

Yaourt Glacé à la Framboise - Frozen Yogurt with Raspberries

Frozen yogurt which is also known as frogurt or frozen yoghurt is a frozen dessert made simply with yogurt though sometimes other dairy products are also used. This frozen dessert is lower in fat and its quite different from the icecream. You can serve this icecream like frozen dessert is served with different flavors.Yaourt means Yogurt in French, frozen yogurt is quite a popular dessert in French cuisine. This frozen yogurt is seriously very easy to prepare as no cooking is needed. Varieties of frozen yogurt do exists and my today's frozen yogurt goes for raspberries. Summer fruits are showing their heads in every fruit and vegetable stalls. Raspberries and strawberries are easily available now, obviously i went with raspberries as i love this fantastic fruit.

Yaourt Glacé à la Framboise,Frozen Yogurt with Raspberries

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Xcellente Brioche de Nanterre - Brioche Nanterre

We all know how rich is a brioche, these French pastry bread asks for large quantity of egg and butter to give the rich and tender crumb. This bread may comes out light, more or less fine depending upon the butter and eggs used. Brioche is considered as a viennoiserie as much as like Pain au lait, croissants etc. Viennioserie are leavened baked goodies which is sweetened with sugar and enriched by butter and eggs.Brioche are commonly eaten in France for breakfast or as a snack with spreads or jams. You can dish out excellent bread pudding with brioche while some makes incredible French toast with brioche slices. Obviously this bread have their prominent place in every French bakery. Since ever i started baking at home, i have baked some brioche bread, though i have couple of popular brioches to give a try. One among those famous brioche is this Brioche Nanterre.

Brioche Nanterre,Brioche de Nanterre

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Warmer Win/Vin Chaud - Hot Mulled Wine

Hot Mulled wine is known as Vin chaud in French and this drink is quite popular in winter especially during christmas time. I tasted this mulled wine few years back while we travelled to Strasbourg, an Alsace city where christmas market is quite famous for their mulled wine. Though am not wine lover, i simply loved this hot spiced mulled wine and i was waiting to give a try to them at home as my Hubby was a great fan of this drink. Obviously when i decided to go with French cuisine for this whole month's blogging marathon under Journey through the cuisine as theme i found that for the Letter 'W' this mulled wine suits prefect as this drink is known as Warmer Win in Alsace.Vin chaud, this mulled wine is generally prepared with red wine, spices which is sweetened either with sugar or honey. Many versions of Mulled wine recipes exists depending upon the region, family and chef.

Warmer win, Vin chaud, Mulled Wine