In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Gooseberry fool, gooseberry tart (with a sprinkling of sugar and some single cream poured over it) are both heavenly.
- Then make French toast (dipped in egg, single cream, golden icing sugar and Grand Marnier or similar), and sprinkle with raw blueberries and a dollop of yogurt.
- Return the mixture to a clean pan and cook over a low heat, stirring until it has thickened to the consistency of single cream (it thickens as it cools).
- Add coconut milk, single cream and salt to taste.
- Whizz them with the single cream, sugar and a dash of lemon juice in a blender.
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