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Monday, January 26, 2015

Les gourmandises aux fruits de Délices et Gourmandises

Préparées avec des fruits sains et bien mûrs réduits en purée et du sucre, les gourmandises aux fruits de Délices et Gourmandises ont conquis plus d’un. Si vous aimez les goûts des fruits authentiques : poires, abricots, pommes, fruits de la passion, fraises, etc., nous vous invitons à tenter l’expérience.

Ingrédients :

-    500 g de pulpes de fruits de votre choix
-    500 g de sucre en poudre
-    100 g de sirop de glucose
-    15 g de pectine (ou 5 cuillerées à café rasées d’agar-agar)
-    sucre cristal pour la décoration
-    le jus d’un citron

Préparation de la recette :

-    Mettez dans une casserole les pulpes de fruits. 
-    Faites chauffer à feu doux, ajoutez la moitié du sucre et la pectine (ou l’agar-agar) et portez à ébullition.
-     Après 5 minutes, mettez-y l’autre moitié du sucre et le sirop de glucose.
-    Laissez bouillir encore quelques minutes tout en remuant sans cesse.
-    Juste avant d’arrêter la cuisson, ajoutez le jus du citron.
-    Versez la gelée de fruits dans des moules en silicone. À défaut, vous pouvez l’étaler en une couche d’environ 3 cm sur un large plat.
-    Laissez refroidir à température ambiante
-     Quand la préparation est bien froide, démoulez ou découpez-la à l’aide d’un couteau ou d’un emporte-pièce.
-    Rouler les gelées dans du sucre cristal
Si vous voulez obtenir différents parfums et couleurs de gelées, il est conseillé de ne pas mélanger les pulpes de fruits et de répartir les autres ingrédients en fonction de la quantité de purée disponible pour chaque variété. Dans ce cas, il faut renouveler l’opération pour les autres pulpes de fruits.

Conseils de dégustation

Cette gourmandise aux fruits de Délices et Gourmandises se déguste à l’heure du goûter avec un quatre-quarts, des madeleines, des sablés d’Auvergne ou encore avec des palets bretons. Vous pouvez commander ces pâtisseries auprès de ce magasin spécialisé. Votre colis sera livré directement à domicile en moins d’une semaine.
Si vous ne pouvez pas vous en passer, il est possible de les conserver dans des boîtes à fermeture hermétique et de les servir à tout moment pour combler vos envies gourmandes.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Délices et Gourmandises : Château La Carelle, un vin qui se déguste à tout moment

Aussi bien pour vos apéritifs que pour accompagner vos repas, les sommeliers de Délices et Gourmandises recommandent ce vin bordelais : Château La Carelle. C’est un vin polyvalent et d’excellente qualité que vous pourrez déguster à tout moment, sur toutes les tables.

Un vin produit dans la pure tradition bordelaise

 

Château La Carelle est un vin concocté à base de fruits de vignes cultivés sur un terrain argileux et
légèrement sablonneux. C’est cette typicité du sol qui lui donne son complexe aromatique et tanique unique. Son encépagement se compose à 75 % de merlot, 20 % de cabernet sauvignon et 5 % de malbec.
Ce vin arbore une robe rouge soutenue d’une belle brillance. Au nez, il se caractérise par des notes de mûres et de cassis. En bouche, il est doux, avec un léger goût de tanin. Le tout s’harmonise parfaitement.
Ce Château de La Carelle est un vin d’excellente qualité. Pour preuve, il est régulièrement récompensé (plusieurs fois médaillé du concours national de Paris et du concours de Macon), et cité dans des guides et des magazines spécialisés.

Nos conseils de dégustation

Polyvalent, ce Château La Carelle se déguste avec tous types de plats. C’est un excellent apéritif et un vin de table de choix. Il se marie parfaitement avec les plats de viandes blanches, de poissons et les fromages. Il accompagne aussi très bien les cuisines modernes et les plats improvisés, ainsi que les desserts.  
Polyvalent, ce Château La Carelle se déguste avec tous types de plats. C’est un excellent Sa température de service idéale se situe entre 13 °C et 14 °C. Ce vin doit être bu dans les deux ans après sa mise en bouteille. Il est aussi possible de le conserver pour laisser son gamay s’améliorer au fil du temps.
Vous pouvez vous procurer ce Château La Carelle sur Délices et Gourmandises. Vous pouvez aussi en profiter pour commander les plats cuisinés qui s’accordent parfaitement avec. Nous nous ferons un plaisir de vous livrer à domicile.

Monday, January 5, 2015

How to bake and serve buttery wafers

If you are fond of light buttery wafers that melt in mouth, just like Délices et Gourmandises’ try this quick and easy recipe. You will get amazing buttery wafers, with brown and a bit crispy edges and deliciously chewy center. A true gourmet sin which you should never say no to!

Here’s the all-star, easy-to-follow recipe of buttery wafers

Ingredients for about 5 dozens:
- 1 1/2 cups butter, room temperature
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions:
- In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Beat in eggs one at a time.
- (If you want, you can add 2 tsp vanilla extract and 1/8 tsp almond extract)
- Gradually add flour combined with baking powder and salt and stir until well mixed.
- Shape soft dough into 1-inch balls.
- Refrigerate for about 60 minutes (the proportion of butter makes the dough very soft and a bit tricky to work with when it is at room temperature.)
- Once dough has chilled, it can be shaped into logs. Shape into 1 1/2 inch diameter logs, wrap in plastic wrap and freeze until very firm.
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Flatten cookies to 1/4-inch thickness slices and place on prepared baking sheet, leaving 2 inches between cookies to allow for spread.
- Bake for 8-11 minutes, until cookies are golden at the edges.
- Cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Délices et Gourmandises tips for tasting these delightful buttery wafers


You are going to love these delicate and small buttery wafers! Sweet but not too sweet, they will go great with a mug of hot chocolate or coffee, but if you feel they’re a bit too plain on their own, we suggest you serve them with some dessert, such as lemon curd or ice cream, etc.

You will also like receiving an attractive metal box to keep them in! Thanks to this gift from Délices et Gourmandises, your wafers will remain irresistible, to treat yourself all the week long.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Maurice Queron could afford the interior design that his family dreamt of thanks to Delices and Gourmandises


My wife and I are passionate about sweets and confectioneries. It seems that our children have inherited some of that passion. I was looking for a site offering the biggest selection when I came across Delices and Gourmandises. I was seduced by its home delivery service, it suited me more. So, I sent my first order and we really enjoyed its products. Since then, we regularly buy our treats on Delices and Gourmandises.

Delicious treats for everybody


Fruits pastes
I remember, for my first order, I asked for its crunchy rock (my wife’s favorite), fruit pastes for my oldest daughter and cherry lollipops and chlorophyll for the two smallest. They loved it. Since then, every time that I am going to place a new order, the whole family meets and everyone select whatever pleases him in Delices and Gourmandises catalog. And in prevision of impromptu visits of the children’s cousins, we always order a bit more for stuff.

Also, we noted the large selection of pastries proposed by Delices and Gourmandises, then we have decided to allow us some differences for breakfasts one weekend out of two. Our kids love its millefeuille with cream and my wife became addicted to small rolls cakes. As for me, I have a weakness for its waffles and biscuits with lemon.

I gave my wife and kids the room design of their dreams


When I decided, unbeknownst to my family, to participate in the sweepstake proposed by Delices and Gourmandises, I did not really think that I would win anything. But when I received the letter that told me that I'd won the tidy sum of 9500 euros, I did not hesitate for a moment on what I would do with this money. I sent my wife and children on vacation for 10 days with my parents in the countryside and I started to revamp the home decor so that each member of the family got the room design of his dream. For my part, I built myself a little corner bar in the living room. I would like to thank Delices and Gourmandises team for this fabulous gift.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Delices and Gourmandises : How to bake and serve chocolate rolls

All pastries and chocolate lovers are fond of chocolate rolls. These delicious rolls, with moist, tender heart, are generously filled with chocolate cream. You can order them on your favorite online confectionery, Delices and Gourmandises, but if you have time, here’s a very simple recipe which will help you prepare this gorgeous pastry by yourself.

Try this easy-to-make recipe of chocolate rolls according to tradition

For 8 people, you will need:
Chocolate rolls by Delices and Gourmandises
For the sponge cake :
  • 6 eggs
  • 110g sugar
  • 70 g flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
For the filling :
  • 200 g dark pastry chocolate
  • 5 tablespoon single cream
Preparation :
  • Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 6 or 200°C.
  • Separate the egg whites and blanch them with sugar (the mixture should double in volume) and add the flour.
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff with the baking soda and once firm and shiny, stir them gently to prepare by lifting the mixture.
  • Roll out the dough on a greased round cake plate or a metal plate lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Right out of the oven, flip the cake onto a clean tea towel and remove the baking paper.
  • Cut the edges since they are too dry to be properly rolled.
  • Roll the dough over itself.
  • In a double boiler, melt the chocolate with the cream until you get a smooth and shiny ganache.
  • Use the ganache to spread over the top with a spoon and let it run down the sides a little. Smooth over with a palette knife dipped in hot water.
  • - Cut it into 8 rectangles of equal size and roll them one by one starting from the outer edges while holding it tightly.

Tips for tasting these exquisite chocolate rolls

It can be eaten on the same day or let cool until the next day. Accompanying a hot cup of tea or coffee, they will be perfect for breakfast, dessert or snack time smile. To soften the chocolate taste, you can serve each slice topped with Chantilly; it will be simply… amazing!

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Delices and Gourmandises fills Maurice Queron with joy. Here is his testimony

My guilty pleasure has always been and will probably always be sweets. Eating these little treats is also a pleasure that I share with my grandchildren. I found what I needed on Delices and Gourmandises website and I even got rewarded.

Treats to please all palates

A few years earlier, after a medical visit, to my dismay, I had to avoid eating sweets to get well. But what was my delight to hear that I could eat again! However, the doctor insisted on the reasonable quantity and especially the quality of the products I’d buy.
Determined to find the balance between my health and my desires, I started searching healthy treats. And by chance, a neighbor told me about Delices and Gourmandises website. Curious, I visited it and totally fell under the spell of sweets, chocolates, fruit jellies and small fragrant cakes...

Quality and reliable online services


Skeptical, I was not immediately conquered by this mail-order selling, considering the numerous cases of fraud and scam on the internet. Then I tried, I must say it was hard to resist the delights offer. So I ordered and I paid the bill by credit card. Within two days only, my assortment arrived in my mailbox, as pretty as if I just came out from the display of a confectionery shop, neither dented nor melted.

A surprise beyond my wildest dreams


Since I’ve been a regular customer of Delices and Gourmandises online store for years, I already heard about the surprise gifts that the site offers, but I was far from imagining that I would ever be one of the winners!
So when I received a letter telling me that as a reward my loyalty, I won the Grand Prix, i.e. the sum of € 9,500, it’s an understatement to say that I was overjoyed. So I decided to take my grandchildren for a weeklong holiday in Tunis.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Delices and Gourmandises : How to bake and taste all-butter palmier biscuit

You want to taste one of the best French pastries, don’t miss the all-butter palmier biscuit. By following this easy recipe, you’ll quickly a full plate of these crispy, sweet and caramelized “elephant ears cookies”.

And when you’re lacking time, don’t worry; Delices and Gourmandises online store is available 24/7 to receive your order for all-butter palmier biscuits and other sweets, and the team will ensure door delivery.

Here’s the secret of traditional all-butter palmier biscuit


The authentic all-butter palmier biscuits only require 2 ingredients to get prepared: completely defrosted all-butter ready-made puff pastry and lots of granulated sugar.

Preparation:
- Sprinkle about 1/4 cup of sugar over your workstation.
- Roll out the puff pastry to about 15x12 inches.
- Using a pastry brush or spoon, spread the sugar to evenly coat the surface of the dough.
- Starting at the long ends of the rectangle, gently roll each side inward until they meet in the middle.
- Let the dough chill in the fridge for 30 min at least.

- After the chilling, preheat oven to 400°F.
- Starting at one end, cut off pieces of the log, in slices about 1/2 inch in thickness.
- Press gently the two sides together to make sure that they don't unroll during baking.
- Dip each side of each biscuit into sugar, shaking off the excess.
- Place the biscuits on a parchment paper lined sheet pan, at least 2 inches apart as they will increase size dramatically.
- Place the biscuits in hot oven and bake until golden brown.
- Remove them from the baking sheet and let cool for 10 minutes.

Tips for tasting all-butter palmier biscuit


Golden, crispy and beautifully flavored, you’ll be unable to resist the great taste and attractive shape of these scrumptious palmier biscuits!

These sweets are delicious served for an anytime snack, accompanied with a cup of tea or chocolate, or a glass of fresh juice when it’s too hot. But they also make the perfect dessert with fruit and ice cream or Nutella, and will treat both young and old.