Clafoutis is a baked French dessert, made of fruit, traditionally black cherries, arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick flan-like batter.
A cremeschnitte is a vanilla and custard cream cake dessert popular in several central-European countries. It originated in Croatia. There are many regional variations, but they all include puff pastry base and custard cream.
Crema Catalana is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. It is normally served at room temperature after being burnt by a torch before serving.
Stollen is a sweet fruit cake containing dried fruit and often marzipan, covered with sugar or powdered sugar. The cake is usually made with chopped candied fruit, nuts, and spices.
It is pleasantly elegant but very simple. Simply mix freshly-made espresso and sweetener, add ice cubes in a shaker and you can enjoy this refreshing beverage. You’ll like this delectably creamy and refreshing dark brown drink, topped with a generous layer of froth.
It is a cold beverage which is a combination of rhubarb and honey. It is one of the best quenchers in the world.
Another beverage you should not miss is this famous Dutch hot drink called Anijsmelk or Anise Milk. Anijsmelk is a traditional Dutch night-cap. The warmness offered by the milk will make you want to lie down in bed and just be cozy. The combination of hot milk, sugar, and honey is just perfect.
There’s nothing worse than limp herbs. Next time, trim the stems and put the parsley in a glass of water, fit a plastic bag over it, and stash it in the refrigerator.
Want gorgeous scalloped potatoes or perfectly julienned carrots? Buy a mandoline. Are you a scaredy-cat? Wear a cut-resistant safety glove until you feel comfortable bare-handed.
Having cooked grains in your fridge means that fried rice, pilafs, rice bowls and robust salads are just minutes away.
Look, the 40-watt lightbulb in your oven hood isn't going to cut it. Get a cheap clamp light from a hardware store so you can see what you’re doing.
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