My sweetheart's favorite weekend mornings begin with a hearty, comforting meal. That's why, when I came across this breakfast pastry, I knew I had to make it. The tart has all the familiar trappings of breakfast (bacon, eggs, flaky pastry) married with gourmet ingredients (crème fraîche, Gruyère) and assembled in an elegant, rustic way. This morning treat was so mouthwatering that we dusted the entire thing off in a matter of minutes. To make it for yourself or a loved one, read more
A heavy French cream that has been slightly soured by bacterial cultures. It's similar to American sour cream, but has a thinner texture and less sour flavor, with a higher fat content, lower protein amount, and lower viscosity.
Unlike its American counterpart, crème fraîche can form peaks when whipped, and it can be cooked without curdling. Crème fraîche is a versatile addition to many dishes, including smoked fish, soups, and fresh fruit desserts.