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French Food Friday...Gratin de Fruits Rouges

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Ingredients for 4 people :-
300 gr [ 10 oz] Morello cherries(fresh or frozen)
300 gr [ 10 oz] raspberries(fresh or frozen)
70 gr [2 1/2 oz] sugar
5 Tbspoons sour cream
2 egg yolks
40 gr [11/2 oz] granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

Method :
1- Evenly display the fruits into the 4 ear-dishes ; pre-heat oven on grill.

2- In a salad bowl, mix the egg yolks with the sugar sharply so that the mixture becomes clearer and frothy. Add the sour cream and mix.
3- Pour the mixture evenly on the fruits, then sprinkle evenly the granulated sugar on top.
4- Put under the grill until it gets brown (around 10 minutes).
5- Serve right away.

Tip: you can replace cherries and raspberries by others (blueberries, blackberries...but try to always keep a balance between the sweet and the sour...)

........bon appétit à tous, Leeann x


  1. Oh, no! I'm still up at 2:30 am and now contemplating making this scrumptious-looking treat...Time for bed before I do something I'll regret. :)
    Happy weekend to you!~LeAnn

  2. OOOH looks great like a claufoutis!!!!!!! Maryanne xo

  3. OH this looks delicious. I might just give it a try.

  4. Now that looks like one worth doing. I think I have most ingredients in the cupbaord. Many thanks for the recipe.Fiona

  5. Lovely blog! I'm a new follower!


  6. Going to France in June! So glad I discovered your blog ;)


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{fabulous shop in St Emilion, photo taken by moi}
Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

Last weekend we bought a lot of wine cases as we thought that they would make good storage, as shown in the photo above.

I particularly liked the idea of making a set of drawers with them or perhaps even a serving tray like this.

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