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. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup – Legend of the Fall

    Tue, 29 Sep 2015

    This roasted butternut squash soup is probably my favorite fall soup of all time, which is why I’m so shocked we haven’t posted a video for it before. It’s cheap, easy, nutritious, and absolutely delicious; and should probably go into the once-a-week rotation for a few months at least. As I mention in the video, there’s really no great reason to simmer this for an hour like I did, but I think it does help harmonize the flavors, not to mention humidify your home. A cold, rainy day just looks better through steamed-up windows. If you’re feeling like something a bit more substantial, try this topped with a handful of crispy bacon. Of course, I wouldn’t say no to some diced ham either. Add a hard roll, and you can’t get a better autumn meal. I hope you give this a try soon. Enjoy! Ingredients for 6 portions: For the sage brown butter: 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 6-8 large sage leaves (or a lot of tiny leaves like I used in the video) For the soup: 3 1/2 pound butternut squash 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 chopped onion 1 cup sliced carrots 6 garlic cloves, peeled sage-infused brown butter 2 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste 6 cups chicken broth, plus more if needed 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (or other vinegar) cayenne to taste creme fraiche and chive to garnish

  2. 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

  3. 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

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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

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    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. 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

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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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