Tuesday, 18 November 2008 7 dishes I'd never heard of

  1. Guglhupf - Sweetened yeast cake with raisins, almonds and lemon rind.
  2. Bitok - Small meat patty made from raw minced beef and breadcrumbs bound with egg.
  3. Blintz - Pancacke stuffed with cheese and fried until crisp.
  4. Chrane - Bitter-sweet preserve made with beetroot, horseradish, vinegar and sugar.
  5. Croquembouche - Madeira cake topped with custard filled profiteroles mounted on a paper cone and glazed with caramelized sugar.
  6. Pikelet - Yeasted crumpet or pancake cooked without rings on a griddle.
  7. Zabaglione - Dessert made from whipped egg yolks, sugar and Marsala wine.


elephino said...

Really? Never heard of Blintzes or Pikelets? Not sure on your Guglhumpf spelling, though. Pretty sure it's Kugelumpf, unless it's a different cake altogether.

Gaiaspawn said...

Apparently it can be spelled Guglhupf, Gugelhupf or Kugelhupf. Still not heard of it no matter how you spell it :)