Rennes in 10 Days- Summer Festivals, Places to Visit and 11 Delicious Desserts to try !
4. Giant French Macarons !!
A famous French Dessert, and it’s even better when it is this big !! This was a coffee caramel macaron and I found it overwhelmingly sweet as i got to the finishing point. Pretty much every patisserie in France serves macarons, and they say a culinary trip to France is not justified without trying this infamous desserts!
Preparation- I have gone through a few trials and fails with this classic french dessert. It is made with finely ground almond flour, whipped eggs and flavoring. The trick lies in mixing of the batter. Mix too much and it droops, mix too less and it cracks ! I have finally mastered in achieving the “feet” but still not satisfied with the texture…I will work on it and hopefully will have a fool proof recipe coming up for you soon 🙂
This was part of my lunch (pretty much every day) in Rennes 🙂 It was part of a set menu at the hotel we stayed at, and I never got bored of it 😉 “When in France indulge in French Desserts!”.
The chocolate dome is literally chocolate !! …..so light and airy , wonder how it is achieved….and the base is a thin tender layer of cake. Fruits and glazes for tartness giving it a perfect balance to the sweetness of the white chocolate.
6.Strawberry Chocolate Pannacotta
Panna cotta with a twist ! Another dessert that was part of my lunch menu at Novotel, Rennes. Chocolate Panna cotta mixed with pureed strawberries, topped with fresh fruit and chocolate sauce!! Next comes my favorites from Rennes !!!