Well, 2020 has certainly been a trying time for all of us. I don’t think there will be anyone who will not be happy to see this year behind us. In some ways, this year has seemed to linger on forever while in other ways, the year has seemed to fly by us all.
Today, marrons glacés, are still made in their simplest form, as glazed chestnuts, but may also be used as for creme de marrons, an ingredient in other confections. In either form, the marron glacé is a delicacy that is still enjoyed in areas where chestnuts can be found.
It’s summertime and a time of the year when people normally spend more time outdoors. There is always lots of gardening to do, recreational activities to engage in and barbecues or picnics to attend. This is the time of the year when we probably eat outside more than any other time of the year.
Gelato tends to be creamier and silkier to the palate than ice cream. This is because it is made mostly with milk instead of cream, therefore, it usually only has about 4-6% butterfat, where ice cream tends to have a 17-25% butterfat content.