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|Give Your Next Book Club Meeting a Taste of France|
Added: 26.10.2020 21:31 | 3 views | 0 comments
When D’Arcy arrives at the Chateau Lieu des Reves, she doesn’t shy away from indulging in the homemade pastries and food prepared for guests. Whether it’s that first dinner with Josh or the romantic picnic they share—there’s always something delicious on the menu in France.
To create your own decadent French picnic, Natasha Lester has some suggestions:
Tarte Tatin: an upside-down pastry with fruit (often apple) that is caramelized in butter and sugar before the tart is baked.
French Baguette: a classic French loaf of bread characterized by its long, thin shape and crispy crust.
Paté: a paste, pie or loaf consisting of ground liver with a variety of other ground meat (pork, poultry, fish) combined with herbs, spices and either wine or brandy. A platter of different types of paté served with slices of baguette will allow guests to sample different tastes.
Cheese: like the paté, creating a platter with a few different flavors and textures of cheese makes for a nice tasting experience served with the baguette. Some popular French cheeses include Brie, Gruyere, Roquefort, and Chevre.
Chocolate Tarts: a type of custard tart with a mixture of dark chocolate, cream and eggs are poured into a sweet pastry shell and baked until firm.
Macarons: sweet pastries made with almond powder or ground almond, they come in a variety of flavors denoted by different colors and types of filling. Note that macarons are different from the macaroon, which is coconut based.
Palmiers: pastry in the shape of a palm leaf or heart. They are also known as French Hearts or Elephant Ear among other names.
Cherry Clafoutis: a type of tart consisting of a sweet custard batter mixed with ripe cherries and baked. While cherries are the traditional fruit used in this dish, other fruits can be substituted.
Champagne or wine is always a good choice to pair with any of these treats and plentiful around France. But if you’re looking for something a little bolder Natasha has shared her favorite recipe for a Manhattan.
2 oz. Whiskey
1 oz. sweet vermouth
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Serve with a twist of orange
|Ohio police investigating alleged plot to hold Gov. DeWine under 'house arrest'|
Added: 26.10.2020 20:27 | 8 views | 0 comments
A man in Miami County, Ohio, informed local police that he had been approached to participate in a plot to “arrest” Gov. Mike DeWine and put him on trial for “tyranny,” according to multiple reports.
|Pai Skincare founder Sarah Brown on the magical powers of rosehip oil|
Added: 26.10.2020 12:20 | 10 views | 0 comments
Daoyin Tao facial treatments, double cleansing and a good glass of red wine all feature in her wellness routine
|[Ticker] Czech health minister sacked in corona violation|
Added: 26.10.2020 6:19 | 6 views | 0 comments
The Czech Republic has sacked its health minister, Roman Prymula, for flouting anti-coronavirus rules by going to a restaurant with VIP friends, which had stayed open for them despite a lockdown. "We can't preach water and drink wine," Czech prime minister Andrei Babiš said. Nato and the EU recently donated ventilators to help Czech hospitals cope. Prymula previously said the virus had "escaped from a Chinese lab".
|Adele Brings the Heartbreak (and Torch Songs) With Her to SNL’s Bachelor Parody|
Added: 26.10.2020 0:28 | 2 views | 0 comments
Overly dramatic, quick to smash a wine glass… as if the producers would let her leave.
|Anvil Wine Basket - $99.99|
Added: 24.10.2020 23:52 | 27 views | 0 comments
This Anvil Wine Basket features nique design that holds five bottles of wine.
|Lack of 'London joy' will drive people to wine and ready meals, minister warns|
Added: 23.10.2020 17:31 | 37 views | 0 comments
The Minister for London said Britons needed to be aware of what safety measures are in place in the capital
|‘Red, red wine': The meaning of African election symbols|
Added: 23.10.2020 12:20 | 8 views | 0 comments
Campaign colours and why they are so important for those in pursuit of power.
|North Korea outbreak: Panic as new disease spreads through hermit state - markets impacted|
Added: 23.10.2020 0:18 | 23 views | 0 comments
NORTH KOREA has issued warnings to farmers about the spread of a new disease but denies an outbreak of swine flu has returned.
|NYC restaurant gave $2K bottle of wine to couple who ordered an $18 bottle|
Added: 22.10.2020 23:32 | 13 views | 0 comments
Managers at Balthazar in New York City accidentally swapped two bottles of decanted red wine, according to restaurant owner Keith McNally.
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