06 novembre 2011

Coings pochés au miel, quenelles mascarpone-amaretto/Honey-poached Quinces with mascarpone-amaretto cream

I love Williams-Sonoma boutiques! Unfortunately, we don’t have them in France, but as I am lucky enough to be a frequent traveller to the USA, I can enjoy shopping in their outlets on a regular basis. I like their thoughtful selection of cooking utensils, dinnerware, sweet and savory “treats”, and many other things. OK, it is a bit pricey, but even if one does not buy anything, just roaming through the boutique's departments is a treat for the eyes. A year ago, I stumbled upon a book edited by WS: « New York, authentic recipes... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2009

Comme un petit "coing" de paradis...The new "queen-ce" of jams ?

Confiture de Coings simplissimeEasy Quince Jam My very first jam...and an unexpected sucess : the taste and the texture were exactly like my grand-mother's and let me tell you that it was quite a challenge ! At the beginning, when I took a look at my sauce pan, I really thought that I was going to face a big failure : my quinces did not want to turn into a gorgeous red color ! What happened ? I just waited a bit longer and finally, a miracle ! They blushed, hehe ! One just has to be patient, it can take from 1 to 3 hours to get... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2008

Tatin aux Coings Epicés et aux Poires /Pears and Spiced Quince Tart Tatin

Tarte Tatin de Poires et de Coings pochés dans un Miel AniséTart Tatin with Pears and Aniseed Honey-poached Quinces I am finally back ! I haven’t totally recovered from my awful tracheitis, but I feel much better. Some days, I could hardly breathe, so I am relieved that I can now have an “almost” normal life. But, please, let’s forget this painful moment and enjoy with me the return of the quinces ! Ah, how I love them ! I like the fact that they look ugly, they are not easy to peel, long to cook, but they are so wonderful and... [Lire la suite]
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