Foie Gras, Gingerbread, Floc de Gascogne Syrup Checkerboard

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8Ingredients
360Calories
70Minutes

If you want fine French dining, but can’t afford a five-star restaurant, then try this recipe for Foie Gras, Gingerbread, Floc de Gascogne Syrup Checkerboard and whisk you and your intimate friends away to the city of romance right in your own kitchen. It takes 70 minutes to prepare this decadent treat. This rich and fancy meal combines sweet and savory ingredients to create a flavor explosion in your mouth.

Ingredients

  • 350 grams, white Floc de Gascogne
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 40 grams raisins
  • 5 garlic cloves (unpeeled)
  • 150 grams foie gras (cooked)
  • 150 grams gingerbread
  • chives
  • sea salt (with Espelette pepper)

Directions

  1. Pour Floc de Gascogne, brown sugar, and raisins in a saucepan, bring to boil.
  2. Add garlic cloves. Cook on low heat for 50 minutes, until garlic is tender, and the Floc very syrupy. Let cool.
  3. Run hot water over knife blade. Cut the foie gras in thick slices, then in cubes.
  4. Cut gingerbread in slices and then in cubes, the same size as the foie gras cubes.
  5. Place 4 tablespoons of Floc syrup on a plate. Roll gingerbread cubes in syrup.
  6. Create the checkerboard using alternating cubes of foie gras and gingerbread.
  7. Remove garlic cloves from the syrup placing them on a plate, together with grapes.
  8. Gently drop snipped chives on the gingerbread cubes, and a raisin on the foie gras cubes.
  9. Add candied garlic clove, syrup, and sea salt to each plate.
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NutritionView more

360Calories
Sodium24%DV580mg
Fat35%DV23g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs11%DV33g
Fiber3%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories360Calories from Fat210
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat23g35%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol70mg23%
Sodium580mg24%
Potassium330mg9%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat210
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate33g11%
Dietary Fiber<1g3%
Sugars9g18%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Chasity W. 8 Jul 2015
If you like gingerbread flavoring, you have got to make this recipe. It's so full of flavor and it hits the spot.