Macrons glaces, candied fruit
, and a bag of oranges.
It was not alone that the scales descending on the counter made a merry sound, or that the twine and roller parted company so briskly, or that the canisters were rattled up and down like juggling tricks, or even that the blended scents of tea and coffee were so grateful to the nose, or even that the raisins were so plentiful and rare, the almonds so extremely white, the sticks of cinnamon so long and straight, the other spices so delicious, the candied fruits
so caked and spotted with molten sugar as to make the coldest lookers-on feel faint and subsequently bilious.
Sandbaskets were baked in advance at the enterprise - the children were offered to decorate them at their discretion: fill with strawberry jam, boiled condensed milk or completely pour the cream, sprinkle with candied fruit
or confectionery chips.
It has red berry and strawberry aromas, a hint of pear and some candied fruit
and there's a dash of spice in the mouth.
Iain stocks a range of chocolatedipped candied fruit
, including dark chocolate-dipped cherries which are a favourite of the Queen's.
Made from corn, rye and barley malt, Buffalo Trace's bourbon whiskey ages in new oak barrels for years, giving this spirit a rich and complex taste, with hints of vanilla, toffee and candied fruit
Cakes can also be filled with fruit preserves or dessert sauces (like pastry cream), iced with buttercream or other icings, and decorated with marzipan, piped borders, or candied fruit
While they are less sweet and smoother than ordinary candied fruit
, these semi-candied mixes have preserved all the aroma, colour, texture and vitamin content found in fresh produce.
For a sweet ending, try the casatta Siciliana, a well balanced cocktail of ricotta cheese and candied fruit
Rosca de reyes, a ring-shaped cake decorated with candied fruit
, is eaten shortly into the new year.
Almonds coated in gold and candied fruit
from Paris soaked for many months that cost 100 dollars per pound, are sprinkled upon the delicious frozen vanilla cream.
Christmas chocolate truffle bars Ingredients (makes 16-20) 150ml double cream 400g dark orange chocolate 1 level teaspoon mixed spice 100g salted butter 200g white marzipan cut into 1cm pieces 100g peeled pistachio nuts very roughly chopped 75g glace cherries halved 75g candied fruit
Cocoa for sifting 1 x 20cm square spring form tin lightly greased with butter Method 1.