Mother’s Day Special Dessert Recipe – My Strawberry French Delight

This is strawberry time and it means that Strawberry recipes has arrived.  Today I wanted to share one of my favorite OWN strawberry recipes with you which I called Strawberry French Delight.  This strawberry recipe started with my mother in the early 1980’s and I elaborated it a little bit much later.  I gave it an attractive name, Strawberry French Delight.  For this recipe you will need the following ingredients:

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Delightful Blissful Chocolate

Chocolate is loved by more than half of the U.S. adult population.  Americans spend about $55 per year per person in chocolate.  Yes, indeed chocolate is a delightful bliss, and chocolate lovers are not going to let up anytime soon since the International Cocoa Organization is estimating that by 2015 chocolate in the U.S. will top $19 billion.  That is serious chocolate business!

Healthy Treat

Chocolate contains a great ingredient called phenylethylamine which makes people happy it’s the same nurturing hormone that triggers the brain when we fall in love.  Furthermore some studies have found that dark chocolate stimulates coronary arteries and smooth muscle relaxant which induce good feelings.  Studies have also shown that dark chocolate lower the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke by 40 percent.

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Christmas Eve in France

Are you planning on going to spend a magical Christmas in Paris, France? At this time of the years, the city of light is getting dressed with the most beautiful Christmas lights you’d ever seen, and the city becomes enchanted.  At this time of the year, the Champs Elysees Avenue is so radiant that it never gets dark, even at night.  If you would love to enjoy and enchanting midnight mass you will be welcome in one of the gothic style cathedrals where you can enjoy Christmas chants to your heard content.

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The History Of Chocolat

Botanists say that wild cocoa trees likely grew in the Amazon and Orinoco valleys of South America thousands of years ago.  The history of chocolate shows that it was first the Mayas who cultivated the plant of the cocoa tree.

The Aztec royalty thrived on the bitter chocolate drink concocted by mixed ground cocoa beans with fermented corn or wine, which was served in golden cups.  It is said that the Aztec Emperor Montezuma drank more than 50 cups of chocolate a day.

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A Tour Of Beaujolais Region

Beaujolais is a very important wine area of France and an ideal wine testing tour. Who has not heard of Beaujolais nouveau?

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French Wine And Food

The author of this blog was born in France and what she misses the most in the country is probably the food and the wine.

France is the country of food. Lyon, the city where I was born is even called the capital of food.  It is famous for its wonderful “saussisson sec” and “saussisson cru”.  Saussisson sec is a dry salami sausage, as you would call it here, and saussisson cru is a raw salami sausage that is to be cooked before serving.  This saussisson cru is also served breaded.  The saussisson is first boiled in water and then rolled in a bread dough like and baked.  It is called “saussisson brioche”

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