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Aunt Elisabeth’s mousse au chocolat

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Aunt Elisabeth’s mousse au chocolat 2 eggs 50g sugar  150g dark chocolate 200g cream In a bowl whisk eggs and sugar until creamy. Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie and let it  cool down slightly. Whip the cream. Whisk the chocolate into the egg/sugar mixture until combined, then fold in the whipped cream. Refrigerate for about 1/2 hour before serving. Try cocoa nibs for a topping!  

mango + almond mousse topped with caramelized cranberries

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mango mousse with cranberries

Surprisingly the mixture of mango and almond puree creates an entirely new flavour. You almost can’t recognize the two components. It’s neither fruity nor nutty. Instead it tastes well balanced, gentle and fresh with a hint of amaretto. mango + almond mousse 1 ripe mango 3 tablespoons organic raw almond puree Blend both ingredients and refrigerate. caramelized cranberries 150g fresh cranberries  4 tablespoons brown sugar In a  nonstick pan melt sugar on low heat until it starts to caramelize. […]

stewed prunes with citrus + a walnut flavoured semifreddo

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For those times when you need a dessert, but might not have the time or nerves to make something from scratch. walnut flavoured semifreddo 1 l vanilla ice cream 250g whipped cream 3-5 tablespoons walnut liquor (here’s David Lebovitz’s homemade version) Buy vanilla ice cream in a shop. Yes, that’s your main ingredient! I used I goat milk ice cream. Other vanilla ice creams will do as well.  Mixed with whipped cream and walnut liquor […]

first snow and Bratäpfel

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Totally unexpected we woke up to a white Christmas morning. Inspired by the magic of the snow I prepared some Bratäpfel in grandma’s copper snail pot ( this pot has 12 small dents to fit the snail shells, but we weren’t planning to use it for the original purpose any time soon). Quick recipe: remove centre of apple with the seeds and stem, fill with almond butter, plum jam  and pistachios, sprinkle with cinnamon. No […]