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Espuma & ratatouille

You no longer have to go to a gourmet restaurant to taste a wonderful espuma! This airy, lightweight foam made from «Der edle Maxx 365» cheese, lemon, and fine herbs is something you can make yourself, thanks to this recipe from Christian Kuchler. Espuma is a Spanish word meaning «foam». We serve our «Der edle Maxx 365» espuma with a delicious ratatouille.

Christian Kuchler

ingredients

serves 10

Espuma
500
ml
full-fat cream
125
g
“Der edle Maxx 365”, finely grated
0.5
dl
white wine
1
sprig of rosemary
1
sprig of thyme
1
clove of crushed garlic
0.5
lemon
salt, pepper, Piment d’Espelette, olive oil
Ratatouille
1
red chili, cut into small cubes
1
zucchini, cut into small cubes
1
eggplant, cut into small cubes
2
tbsp.
passata
0.5
bunch
basil, finely sliced
0.5
bunch
flat-leaf parsley, finely sliced
salt, pepper, balsamic vinegar
2
tbsp.
olive oil

Method 

 

Espuma:

Heat the cream with rosemary, thyme, and garlic, reducing it by half.

Add the white wine and mix in the grated cheese using a hand blender.

Season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper and pass through a fine sieve.

Next, pour the mixture into a Kisag whipper and keep warm in a bain marie/oven at 70°C.

 

Ratatouille:

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, add the peppers, zucchini, and eggplant, and fry over a high heat. Add the tomato sauce, basil, and parsley and allow to simmer for around five minutes.

Season to taste.

Place the ratatouille in a deep dish or glass.

Add the espuma and garnish with a little Piment d’Espelette and olive oil.

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Cheese types used

  • Der edle Maxx 365

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