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Zabaglione al Limoncello recipe

Zabaglione al Limoncello recipe

The exact origins of zabaglione, or sabayon as it is known in France, is not clear.  It is known to have originated in Italy in the north, most likely in the Veneto region.  Traditionally zabaglione is served in winter and is made with egg yolks, sugar and fortified wine.  Our recipe provides a zesty and refreshing version for spring/summer, which can also be served as an alternate to the traditional version in winter. Ingredients 6 egg yolks 3 tbsp sugar 1/3 cup limoncello 1/3 cup Prosecco 100g frozen berries 6 savoiardi biscuits fresh mint sprigs Directions 1. Place frozen berries in a bowl and put to the side, away from direct heat. 2. Combine egg yolks, sugar and limoncello in a stainless steel bowl or double boiler. 3. Place on top of a saucepan of gently boiling water (medium heat) and whisk the mixture continuously until it becomes foamy and begins to thicken, about 4-6 minutes. 4. Remove the bowl from the heat and quickly whisk in Prosecco.  The consistency should be thick and creamy and coat a spoon. 5. Add limoncello to the mix and whisk again. 6. To serve, pour the zabaglione into serving glasses and top with the partially defrosted berries. 7. Add a savoiardi biscuit to each serve.  Crush the remaining biscuit by hand and sprinkle over the dishes.  Garnish with mint sprigs and serve immediately.   – Zabaglione can be served warm in winter time and chilled in the summer. – Zabaglione can be made up to ½ a day ahead of time however it must be stored, covered with cling wrap and in a refrigerator until serving time.  Give …

Chocolate Dipped Candied Oranges

Chocolate Dipped Candied Oranges

This has to be the absolute easiest dessert to whip up for any occasion and yet it never fails on its wow factor! This is a great recipe to teach the kids or the useless cook so you’ve got that extra set of hands next time you’re busy in the kitchen.   Ingredients Candied orange quarters Good quality dark chocolate   The quantity of the ingredients really depends on how much you want to make, and neither will go to waste if they are left over (another magical touch to this recipe!!!)   Instructions 1. Slice candied oranges into strips, about 1/2 – 1 cm in width. 2.  Line a tray with greaseproof paper. 3.  Gently melt the chocolate in the microwave until it is at a dipping consistency. 4.  Dip the strips into the melted chocolate, to about half way.  Place on the tray and in the fridge to dry.     So easy and versatile, these little gems are a great after dinner treat and make a beautiful party of Christmas gift, wrapped up in cellophane with a bright bow.