4 recipes inspired by cult Christmas movies
4 recipes from Christmas movies
CHRISTMAS – Year-end celebrations rhyme with feel-good movies and good comfort food. How about combining the two on your plate? What is this Christmas movie receipts, an informal collection (by Juliette Lalbaltri, Déborah Besko-Jaoui and Charlie Deslandes), published by Éditions 404. The book contains 50 ideas for dishes that appear in favorite romantic comedies. Clough from Mr. Preskovic Santa Claus is rubbish and from Iris Christmas fettuccine Holiday won’t keep any secrets from you anymore!
Iris’ fettuccini from the movie Holiday
This Christmas romantic comedy follows two women, Amanda, an American played by Cameron Diaz, and Iris, an Englishwoman played by Kate Winslet, who decide to switch houses to clear their minds after romantic disappointments. In Los Angeles, Iris meets Miles, who is recovering from a breakup. He offers to prepare to comfort her “Christmas fettuccine”, a pasta dish served with parmesan Alfredo sauce. Follow this easy recipe that only takes five minutes to prepare and ten minutes to cook to get started.
Amount : 4 people
- 350 g fettuccine
- 130 g parmesan (100 g grated and 30 g sawdust)
- 25 cl of fresh cream
- 1 rice softened butter
Bring a pot of salted water to the boil, add the fettuccine. Heat the fresh cream and add 100g grated parmesan, salt and pepper and stir. Take 3 tablespoons of boiling water from the fettuccine and pour it into the sauce. Drain the pasta and toss in the parmesan mixture. Add the butter, stir and serve sprinkled with parmesan shavings.
Turkey Curry by Pamela Jones
Turkey curry Bridget Jones’s Diary
In the film, a 30-year-old bachelor spends the New Year with his friends at his parents’ house. It was there that she met the future love of her life, Mark Darcy. On the menu we find the timeless turkey curry from Bridget’s mother, Pamela. Do you also want to impress your guests? Here’s how to make this British classic. Within 35 minutes, the trick is done.
Amount : 4 people
- 1 clove of garlic
- 2 yellow onions
- 500 g of turkey fillet
- 1 cm fresh ginger
- 1 cup of olive oil
- 2 tbsp curry powder
- 40 g of coconut milk
- Fresh coriander leaves
Chop the garlic, onion and cut the turkey fillet into cubes. Peel and grate the ginger. Fry the garlic and onion in a pan with olive oil for ten minutes. Add the turkey cubes, curry powder, ginger, salt, pepper, stir and saute for 15 minutes. Add the coconut milk, reduce the heat, cover and continue cooking for ten minutes. Serve with a sprinkling of fresh cilantro.
Blueberry Pie from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Blueberry cake Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
As he introduces the chocolate factory to the kids who won the golden ticket, Willy Wonka shows them his latest invention: delicious bubble gum “tomato soup, roast beef and blueberry pie”, equal to a full meal. Despite the eccentric inventor’s warnings, bubblegum addict Violette Beauregard swallows the immature product and turns into a giant blueberry. The creamy and fruity recipe offered here is perfect for dessert. And I promise it won’t turn you blue!
Amount : 6 people
- 1 pastry dough
- 4 sheets of food gelatin
- 40 cl liquid cream
- 60 g of powdered sugar
- 100 g of blackberries
- 200 g of blueberries
- 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar
Preparation : Put the dough in the mold, prick it with a fork, then cover it with parchment paper. Add the cooking weights (or dry peas), bake at 180 ° C for 15 minutes, remove the weights and extend the cooking time for ten minutes. Soak gelatin in cold water and set aside. Pour liquid cream, sugar, blackberries and 100 g of blueberries into a saucepan, then heat over low heat. When the cream starts to boil, remove it from the heat and stir. Strain and reheat for a few minutes.
Turn off the heat, add the drained gelatin sheets, stir and pour into the base of the cake. Cool and refrigerate for three hours. After the pie has cooled, add the remaining blueberries and dust with powdered sugar.
Kloug with chestnuts
Klug of Santa Claus is rubbish
“Oh, dessert! This log? – No, this cloug! » It is impossible to forget this quote Santa Claus is rubbish and the famous Kloug. In Jean-Marie Poir’s cult comedy, an impossible dessert is offered by Mr. Preskovich to his neighbors Thérèse and Pierre on New Year’s Eve.
Guaranteed without this version of the cake “Spitz” ! It includes baked chestnuts, dark chocolate ganache and creamy chestnut cream. Unlike Mr. Preskovich’s cake, by following this step by step, your clog won’t go out the window.
Amount : 6 people
- 4 eggs
- 1 tsp liquid vanilla
- 125 g of sugar
- 125 g of flour
- 250 g of chestnut cream
- 150 g of dark chocolate
- 30 g unsalted butter
- 30 g of powdered sugar
- 10 baked chestnuts
- 50 g of white chocolate
- A few drops of red food coloring
Preheat the oven to 180°C. Separate the whites from the yolks and beat the latter with liquid vanilla extract and sugar in a bowl until the mixture is white.
Beat the egg white until stiff, then pour some of it into the yolk, beat with a fork. Gently fold in the remaining egg white.
Pour the sifted flour into the preparation and mix to obtain a homogeneous paste. Pour the batter into a baking dish and bake for ten minutes.
Remove the sponge cake onto a clean, damp tea towel, then roll gently. Allow to cool to room temperature. Open the sponge cake, spread it with chestnut cream and roll it on itself
Melt the chopped chocolate with the butter in a bain-marie. Add powdered sugar, mix and leave to cool for ten minutes. Cover the mass with this ganache and draw lines with a fork along its length. Paste the chestnuts on the cake.
Melt the white chocolate with the red food coloring in a double boiler. Mix and pour over the row.
4 recipes inspired by Christmas movies.
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