S: French Cuisine
1: Merry Christmas 2010 | From Pauline
2: Basic Dough Ingredients 1 1/4 cup of Flour 4 ox. of Butter Water A pinch of salt Place the flour in a large bowl and add the butter cut into small squares. Using your hands or a fork blend the butter into the flour. Add a pinch of salt a carefully add a little bit of water. Add water until the dough is firm. Cover the dough and let it sit for at least 20 minutes. This makes enough dough for 1 9 inch Quiche (4people). | http://fotobank.ru/index.html
3: Mixing and Mixing | Ready to sit for a while...
4: Quiche Lorraine | http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_fr-lorraine_300px.png | Ingredients Basic Dough 4 Eggs 2 cups of Milk Pinch of Salt, Pepper 7 oz Bacon (cut into squares) Lots of grated Cheese (preferably Swiss) Preheat oven to 375 F. In a large bowl mix the eggs, milk, salt, pepper, and bacon together. Roll the dough and place it into a 9 inch pie plate. Pour the mix into the dough. Generously cover with grated cheese. Place in oven and wait for about half an hour or until golden..
5: Quiche Variations Now that you have the basics down for Quiches, do not hesitate to change up what goes in for many varied experiences! Zucchini and Goat Cheese Quiche Tomato and Tuna Quiche Leek and Mushrooms Quiche Be Adventurous! | http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/1729
6: CREPES | Ingredients 2 cups of Flour 3 Eggs 1 1/2 cup of Milk 1 tablespoon melted butter (or vegetable oil) 1 pinch of Salt Water | 1) Place the flour and salt in a large bowl 2) Break the eggs one at a time and carefully mix with the flour. 3) Slowly add the milk and butter/oil 4) Add water until the mixture is soup like. 5) Let sit for half an hour | Great for 4 people, Sweet or Savory
7: Butter a pan, when warm pour a spoon full of dough and spread it around for a nice and even circle. When the sides are golden and slightly crispy, turn the crepe over. If you are feeling particularly adventurous try flipping it in the air with a nice flick of the wrist. | http://fotobank.ru/index.html | Eggs and Ham, Cheeses, Veggies, Fruits, Chocolate, Lemon and Sugar, PBJ, Icecream......
8: Gougere Bourguignonne | Ingredients 5 oz. of Shredded Swiss Cheese 5 oz. of Flour 1 cup of Water 4 tablespoons of Butter 4 Eggs Salt, Pepper 1 Egg Yoke | Serves 4 People | Great with a salad or soup
9: Preheat oven to 390 F. Place the water, butter, and salt in a pan over the fire. Once it reaches boil point, add all the flour and mix well. Add one egg completely mix into the dough. Repeat for the rest of the eggs. Add about 3/4 of the cheese. Add the pepper and other spices as you wish. Butter an oven pan and make small mounds of dough. With a brush, gently cover the tops with egg yoke. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on the top. Bake for a half an hour. Enjoy!
10: 1 1/2 cup of Chocolate Chips 5 Eggs 4 tablespoons of powdered sugar 1 pinch of Salt Place a pan of water on the stove, in it place another pan with the chocolate and 4 tablespoons of water. This allows the chocolate to melt nicely. Separate the egg whites and yoke. Add the sugar to the egg yokes, well fully mixed add the melted chocolate. Add a pinch of salt to the egg whites and whip them until stiff then add to the chocolate. Let cool for 4 hours. | Mousse au Chocolat | http://fotobank.ru/index.html
11: Mousse au Citron 3 Eggs 1 cup of Powdered Sugar 1table spoon of Corn Starch 1 1/2 cup Boiling Water 1/2 cup of Lemon Juice Separate the whites and yokes. In a pan mix the sugar and the egg yokes until the mixtures turns a pale yellow.. Place on the stove, on low, add the corn starch, boiling water, and lemon juice. Mix continuously until the mix becomes thick. Place in fridge to cool down. Right before serving, whip the egg whites and mix together until smooth and mousse like.
13: Vin Chaud, Mulled Wine, Gluhwein | Ingredients 1 bottle of Red Wine 1 mini bottle of plain alcohol (vodka, rum) 1 Orange 1 Lemon 2-3 Cinnamon Sticks 1/2 cup of Brown Sugar Cloves Slice the orange and the lemon, puncture with cloves. In a pan pour the wine, alcohol, and add a few slices of the orange and of the lemon. Add the sugar and cinnamon sticks. Heat up until very hot, close to boiling. Serve right away and enjoy responsibly!! Merry Christmas