Raspberry Blanc-Manger (Tuesdays with Dorie)

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Raspberry Blanc-Manger - Food Librarian
For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie selection, Susan of Sticky, Gooey, Creamy, Chewy selected Raspberry Blanc-Manger on pages 398 and 399 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.

The Blanc-Manger. I thought it was a cousin of the Mont Blanc fountain pen.

Turns out it's a cousin of the panna cotta with some almond meal, whipped cream, milk, raspberries and gelatin. It is pronounced: "blah-mahn-jhay"

Raspberry Blanc-Manger - Food Librarian
Beyond simple to make, it's like eating sweet air.

Be sure to check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie bakers!

Find it on Susan's pretty blog or on this NPR piece, "It's never too hot in the Kitchen for Dessert" (June 22, 2007)
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Madam Chow said... [Reply to comment]

I agree - this dessert is deceptively light. Easy to forget all that cream! Yours looks gorgeous!

snicketmom said... [Reply to comment]

What beautiful pictures! It looks adorable and perfect.

oneordinaryday said... [Reply to comment]

Looks beautiful. Did you like it?

Audrey said... [Reply to comment]

"like eating sweet air" - I love that! Loved the dessert, too!

Monica H said... [Reply to comment]

pretty. It's a good thing it's not related to a fountain pen.

Memória said... [Reply to comment]

Your Blanc-Manger looks great!

BTW, the correct pronunciation can be found on wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blancmange)

Jacque said... [Reply to comment]

Oooh, so cute and delicious!

Snooky doodle said... [Reply to comment]

Delicious! I like the way you decorated too.

Eileen said... [Reply to comment]

Looks divine. :)

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Your blanc-manger is gorgeous! The raspberries are so bright and perfect.

Damaris @Kitchen Corners said... [Reply to comment]

this looks SO good

sweets said... [Reply to comment]

Yummy !! man its looks very delicious.

Deeba PAB said... [Reply to comment]

LOL...a cousin of Mr Mont Blanc!! That's a beautiful dessert, & really does look light as air! I love the panna cotta, & this looks gorgeous! WOW

Laura said... [Reply to comment]

This looks amazing. Great photograph too. The details you can see on those raspberries is nuts!

Amanda said... [Reply to comment]

Wow that's absolutely gorgeous! I had to sit out this week, just never had time to make it :-P

Pamela said... [Reply to comment]

It looks wonderful. I love your pictures, Mary. Nice job.

ostwestwind said... [Reply to comment]

Great presentation!

Ulrike @ Küchenlatein

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Great presentation! It looks really nice set off by the black plate.

Engineer Baker said... [Reply to comment]

So gorgeous! And yes, it was light - like a cloud. I'll just pretend all that cream isn't in there :)

Mary Ann said... [Reply to comment]

Gorgeous! I am definitely going to have to go back and make this one.

Di said... [Reply to comment]

That looks lovely!

Charli said... [Reply to comment]

Your pics look amazing! I really enjoyed find out what the Blanc-Manger was this week!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

This looks so delicious. I know I'm 9+ months pregnant right now and eating everything in sight but your pictures are making me drool! Yum, yum, yum!!! Your fan, Racheal xo

betty geek said... [Reply to comment]

LOVE LOVE LOVE your blanc-manger. I can't believe how perfect-looking it is. But then again, you made it, so not a big surprise there.

I am looking forward to the banana bundt cake you selected! Woo hoo!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

It looks perfect with those lovely berries on top!

Michele said... [Reply to comment]

Your blanc-manger looks so pretty!

Kathy Walker said... [Reply to comment]

This is beautiful. Looks light and delicious!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Your blanc manger looks perfect!

Ingrid_3Bs said... [Reply to comment]

Yum, it really is gorgeous in its simplicity.

I also thing the contrasting colors of the darker plate, creamy white, and the pop of raspberry red really works.

Mermaid Sews said... [Reply to comment]

Beautiful, love the photos.

Nutmeg Nanny said... [Reply to comment]

This looks so pretty....and yummy too!

April said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely! So delicate looking.

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