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.


  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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  1. Brunch Made Perfect: Butterscotch Sticky Buns

    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    nuts . Make the Glaze: 1. In a small saucepan, bring the brown sugar, butter, Scotch, condensed milk, water, creme fraiche , and corn syrup to a boil. Simmer over moderate heat until thickened slightly, about 2 minutes. Remove from the

  2. 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

  3. 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

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  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. Aztec Chocolate Creme Fraiche Pound Cake. Yes.

    Thu, 16 May 2013

    salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and cayenne. Add the creme fraiche to the chocolate mixture and stir to combine. Add one ..... mixture and mix on low speed, then add half of the creme fraiche -chocolate mixture and stir to combine. Continue alternating

  3. how to make a gluten-free muffin mix

    Wed, 26 Oct 2016

    fast. As soon as the acid in the batter — yogurt or creme fraiche or buttermilk — hits the soda, it starts to work. That means the batter ..... acidic to the basic recipe — sour cream, lemon juice, creme fraiche , lemon zest, etc. — it doesn’t hurt to have some baking soda

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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

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