Christmas, Tolkien and a warm cup of creamy zabaione

Merry Christmas, everybody! It is time to sit by the fireplace, in good company of a beautiful book written by J.R.R. Tolkien and posthumously published for the first time in 1976, “The Father Christmas Letters“, while enjoying the pleasure of tasting a warm creamy zabaglione prepared with a hint of Armagnac, a sprinkle of cocoa and tiny slivers of dark chocolate on top. The recipe of zabaglione is simple and you need only very few ingredients for enjoying this delicious cream.

Ingredients for 4 people: 6 yolks, 50 gr of icing sugar, 4 soup spoons of Armagnac, a knob of butter, a tea spoon of (bitter) cocoa, a tea spoon of tiny slivers of dark chocolate.

Heat in a bain-marie yolks, icing sugar and armagnac. Beat the ingredients for at least 15 minutes by using a blender. When the cream is thick, add a knob of butter. Remove the bowl from the cooker and the bain-marie, keep on beating and whip the zabaione for more 15 minutes. Serve the warm cream in cups, add a sprinkle of cocoa and slivers of dark chocolate on top. Enjoy it!

Many thanks. I hope you all are well and wish a beautiful Christmas day. Please, stay safe, everybody. God Jul! ❤

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Anki says:

    Önskar dig en fin fortsättning på julhelgen!

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    1. Tack! Jag önskar dig detsamma! ❤

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  2. Oh vad fint jag älskar Rickards röst.
    Ha en bra fortsättning och njut vid brasan.

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    1. Tack och god jul! 🎄🙆

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  3. Giuseppa, du har en vacker jul, kanske i Italien tillsammans med dalahästar och underbar mat! God fortsättning och jag önskar dig ett gott nytt och kreativt år!

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    1. Tack så mycket, Håkan. Ha en bra fortsättning på julhelgen och gott nytt år! 🙂

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