Tag: Holiday recipes

Not your regular pumpkin pie – Pear tart with Chestnut Cream

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        Chestnuts are popular in Europe, even more so than they’ve become here in the US.  When the weather gets colder, in many cities in Europe you can buy hot roasted chestnuts on the street, they come in a paper cone and you enjoy them al fresco – a quintessential taste of […]

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Recipe: Panna Cotta with Carambar Sauce – Easy!

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Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 5 Minutes Serves four. Another great holiday recipe, using the famous French Carambars.  And Panna Cotta is easy but a lovely dessert for any dinner party. This recipe is from the French site Marmiton. Ingredients: 25 cl of whipping cream (just a tad over 1 cup) 25 cl of […]

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Recipe: Bavarois with Carambars – Super Easy!

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                                            Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes We have been searching high and low for unusual yet easy and visually splashy dessert recipes with ingredients from Touch of Europe – and we […]

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Holiday Recipe: Chestnut Cream Mousse

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        This recipe was published on a well-known French blog, called Papilles et Pupilles and it caught my attention because it’s so incredibly easy! The original recipe can be found here Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 sheet of gelatin (2 grams) 250 gr  of chestnut cream (the sweetened vanilla kind, like the ones […]

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