Thursday, 28 November 2013

CÈPES AND WALNUT MADELEINES WITH ROQUEFORT AND ARMAGNAC ICE-CREAM - MEDIEVAL HYPOCRAS












The legend says that the invention of Hypocras comes from the Greek physician Hippocrates (fifth century BC). The first recipe of Hypocras was written in English by Edward Lord Stafford, chef of King Richard II and presented to Queen ELIZABETH in 1390. The drink was very popular throughout the Middle Ages, often prescribed by doctors to digest…



40 comments:

  1. Madeleines are great! Thanks. Maddy

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    1. You need a madeleine tray though...Let me know if you cannot find one. Best, Sixte

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  2. I like the idea of Medieval Hypocras. Just right for the festive season. Fernanda

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  3. Any ice-cream is good in the winter. Roquefort ice-cream! Even better. Must try it! Giovanna

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    1. Yes Giovanna. Beware, you might adore it... Best, Sixte

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  4. These three recipes must be tried. They seem very tasty. Thanks Sixte. Hilary

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  5. Great recipes for Christmas! Omg, Christmas is round the corner.... Belinda

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    1. No, are you sure ??? Thank you Belinda. Best, Sixte

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  6. Very nice recipes for the festive season. Thanks a lot, Sixte. Clarissa

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    1. You're welcome Clarissa. Best, Sixte

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  7. Thank you Sixte for reminding me that Christmas is coming.... Rosie

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    1. You're welcome Rosie. I was not sure if it was still a secret or not...Best, Sixte

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  8. I am going to use your recipes round Xmas time. Cheers, Diana

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    1. You can try them before Diana...Best, Sixte

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  9. I like these recipes. Perfect for Xmas. Ella

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  10. You are such an innovative cook. I like your fresh approach. Naomi

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    1. Thank you very much Naomi for your kind comment...Best, Sixte

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  11. Three options! What shall I start with? One by one, I suppose. Galina

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    1. This is an aperitif Galina. You "eat" the 3 together. The ice-cream goes very well with the madeleines and the Hypocras...Best, Sixte

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  12. Lovely recipes, I share them with my friends. I hope you don't mind, Sixte. Many thanks, Emma

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    1. Let me think about it first...(joking of course). Please enjoy them Emma with your friends...Best, Sixte

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  13. You are full of surprises Sixte. I like the way you are. Thank you for all your recipes. Nadia

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    1. You're welcome Nadia. Thank you for your nice comment. Best, Sixte

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  14. I like these recipes, especially Roquefort ice-cream. Thanks. Cora

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    1. You're welcome Cora. Best, Sixte

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  15. Dear Sixte, this is a nice selection of Christmas aperitifs. Have a nice weekend. Olga

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    1. Thank you very much Olga. I wish you a nice week-end as well...Best, Sixte

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  16. Lovely recipes!!! Rina

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  17. This is a culinary revelation to me. Thank you very much Sixte. Prune

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    1. Thank you so much Prune for your so nice comment.. I am sure you will enjoy it!!! Best, Sixte

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  18. Sixte, you are my cooking guru. I get inspired by your recipes. Meryl

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    1. Thank you ever so much Meryl. It is very kind of you...Best, Sixte

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  19. How many madeleines do I have to prepare for 8 people, please? Thanks, Bo

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    1. Hello Bo. Double the proportions I gave! You will have 5 madeleines each then...Enjoy! Best, Sixte

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  20. Thank you Sixte for your fantastic recipes. Heather

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    1. You're welcome Heather! Best, Sixte

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