This soup makes a perfect starter for Christmas dinner, it is the explosion of flavour in this recipe that is so exciting – the use of carrots and chestnuts provides the sweetness and a thick, creamy consistency, while roasted chili and caraway provide an extra dimension for the taste buds.
This recipe is divided into several steps: making the sugar dough as the pastry crust, then the lemon curd, and lastly the meringue.
This is a classic recipe that is made in the kitchen of many fine-dining restaurants. It bears much complexity in terms of flavors, all of which are heavenly in meat-based dished. The word demi-glace is used to refer to a rich, concentrated brown sauce; its French equivalent, glace is used in reference to icing or glaze. Due to the considerable effort involved in the making of traditional demi-glace, one is often required to prepare the stock and demi-glace a day or two ahead of time.
This richly-flavoured recipe, yields spectacular results, and is yet easy to prepare for even the beginner home cook. Red snapper fillets prove to be just the right meat for the recipe, bringing with it the delicious sweetness of fresh seafood. The sweet-sour juice of lime adds just the right touch of zest, providing additional flavour to tickle all tastebuds.