Creme Fraiche

(krem FRESH) A dairy product made from whipping cream and a bacterial culture. The culture causes the whipping cream to thicken and develop a sharp, tangy flavor. Creme fraiche is similar to sour cream but is softer and has a milder flavor.

Recipes

  1. Blueberry-Almond Shortcakes with Creme Fraiche

    Almond flour gives these not-too-sweet biscuits a subtle nutty flavor; cornmeal adds a bit of crunch. Instead of whipped cream, Barry Maiden serves the biscuits with two sweet-tangy accompaniments: whipped creme fraiche and blueberry sauce.

  2. Red and Green Grapes with Creme Fraiche

    In French cooking, creme fraiche (krem FRESH) is often served with fresh fruit. Its nutty, tangy flavor blends delightfully with sweet grapes in this easy dessert.

  3. Oven-Braised Salmon in Lemon-Tarragon Creme Fraiche

    Creme fraiche and lemon juice are the perfect counterpoints for the rich, buttery texture of the braised salmon. The reduced pan juices from the salmon have a delicious tangy flavor similar to that of bearnaise sauce.

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Articles

  1. Summer Sensations: Refreshing Cold Soups for Hot, Sticky Nights

    Mon, 23 Jul 2012

    and leeks with buttermilk and scallions. Just as classic — but much lighter. Chilled Tomato Soup with Tarragon Creme Fraiche Tarragon deserves a bigger audience. Especially fresh tarragon, which is super-easy to grow yourself. Here it adds its indefinable

  2. Elegant Wild Rice: Cook Once, Eat Twice

    Tue, 12 Jun 2012

    looks best at the market. Day Two (Sunday Brunch): As promised, it’s Wild Rice Pancakes with Smoked Trout and Creme Fraiche . The wild rice elevates this pancake for any special occasion. Caviar is optional; fish roe is a budget-friendly

  3. Halloween Party Food: Hauntingly Good and Terror-ific!

    Mon, 15 Oct 2012

    cupcakes are first-rate. Red and Green Grapes with Creme Fraiche Again with the eyeballs! But everyone loves grapes (although ..... too! That's what you should call the rich, sweet creme fraiche spooned over the fruit. This dessert wasn't specifically designed for Halloween

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Videos

  1. How to Make Deviled Eggs

    Thu, 9 Jun 2011

    remaining ingredients, so our mayonnaise goes in there. Obviously, if you don't wanna use mayonnaise, you can use creme fraiche or yogurt works, too. We'll add our little salt and pepper now, too. Our vinegar goes in there. The mustard

    Creme Fraiche found at 1:13

    in there. Obviously, if you don't wanna use mayonnaise, you can use creme fraiche or yogurt works, too. We'll add our little salt and pepper now, too. Our vinegar goes in there. The mustard, and I

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Creme Fraiche Sorbet

    Fri, 27 Jul 2012

    nattering on about the joys of summer fruit. Nope, just something that goes really, really well with it... this Creme Fraiche Sorbet. During the summer there is generally a small tub of this lurking somewhere in my freezer and it has earned it’s spot for a couple of

  2. Roasted Carrots With Creme Fraiche & Za'atar & Roasted Plums With Honey & Whipped Cream

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    was market fresh carrots, briefly roasted served with creme fraiche and a good sprinkle of za'atar. Our current favorite ..... dollop of soft whipped cream. Roasted Carrots With Creme Fraiche & Za'atar (serves 2 to 4) Ingredients: 1 bunch

  3. Finding Comfort...Poached Pears With Sumac And Creme Fraiche

    Mon, 10 Mar 2014

    made again the Poached Pears with Creme Fraiche and Sumac I had just made the ..... sprinkle a little sumac of the creme fraiche accompanying the pears. I was ..... spoons, the hint of sumac and tart creme fraiche following. In between bites

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How To

  1. How to Make Pancakes

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    change of pace from the everyday breakfast pancake, serve these with maple syrup or, for a savory dish, top with creme fraiche and chopped chives. Peanutty Pancakes with Honey Butter Honey butter adds just the right topping to these peanut butter