|Author:||shes like a rainbow [ Sun Feb 18, 2007 6:22 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Louis XV chocolate recipe|
i thought this was cool. i found it on chateauversailles.com
"Place one tablet of chocolate for each cup of water in a coffee pot and bring it slowly to the boil; when ready to serve, add one egg yolk for every four cups and stir with the baton over a slow fire, without boiling. It is better if made in the evening for the next day. Those who drink it every day save a leaven for the next day's pot. Instead of an egg yolk, a whipped egg white can be used after removing the first froth; blend it with a little chocolate taken from the coffee pot, then put it in the pot and finish off as with a yolk."
Excerpt from : "Les Soupers de la Cour ou l'Art de travailler toutes sortes d'aliments pour servir les meilleurs tables suivant les quatre saisons", by Menon, 1755 (BN, V.26995, tome IV, p.331)
|Author:||Monika [ Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:07 pm ]|
thak you for sharing thiswith us.......
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