July 3, 2020

6 tips for boosting a salty appetizer cake


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To perfume a cake salted, pour a little dry white wine in your preparation. Want something more festive? Replace with beer, whiskey or champagne for a more refined taste. In the same spirit, forget the milk or cream fresh and rely on coconut milk, soy or almonds for a different flavor and texture. Finally, add pesto or bechamel to your device for even more flavor.

Use and abuse condiments
Chives, coriander, basil, mint are waiting for you! Also think of capers and pickles to season your recipe. Sprinkle your preparation with nutmeg, caraway, curry, turmeric, paprika or even ginger. Do you like what is raised? Add a tablespoon of mustard. And sprinkle with dried fruits like grapes or cranberries for more originality.

Bet on tasty, savory foods
Replace traditional diced ham with feta, candied peppers, pickled mushrooms, dried tomatoes, chorizo, fried onions ... In short, think of the taste! Also use eggplants, leeks, zucchini, tomatoes to change green olives. Besides, why not put the South on your plate by making a cake the vegetables of the sun? Similarly, canned canned tuna for fresh or smoked salmon or crab crumbs. On the side of cheese, bet on mozzarella, parmesan cheese, munster, goat cheese or roquefort cheese.

And that crunches!
To wake up your recipe and bring some crunch, add hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds, pine nuts or crushed pistachios. To surprise your guests, you can also make a salty crumble dough and put it on your cake. If not, use bread crumbs or crush a few crackers. Another solution: once cooled, cut the cake in slices and pass them a few moments in the oven or the toaster.

Amazing wedding rings
If your loved ones enjoy sweet and savory, offer them a cake with salmon, lemon and Granny Smith apple. To give pep to a cake with bacon, add prunes. And make a pounti, an Auvergne specialty, adding the green of the chard. Also think about cake goat-figs and honey. To be served with a salad of mesclun sprinkled with a vinaigrette with walnut oil and balsamic. Otherwise, a cake Chicken breasts, coconut milk and pineapples will delight both young and old.

Revisit the classics
You did a raclette last night and you still have it today? Make a cake by incorporating cheese, cold cuts and pickles. And for gourmets, add a few slices of cooked potatoes. Otherwise, revisit the famous apple pudding version cake or sauerkraut. Unless you prefer a flammekueche? Use bacon, onions and cream, and treat your guests!



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