Saturday, June 9, 2018

blancmange -

Blancmange (/ bləmɒnʒ / or / bləmɑːndʒ /, from French blanc-manger French pronunciation: [blɑmɑʒe]) is a sweet dessert commonly made with milk or cream and sugar mixed with gelatin, cornmeal or Irish moss source of carrageenan), and are often flavored with almonds.

The dish is usually served cold. Although usually white, blancmanges can also be colored alternatively. Some similar dishes are Bayern cream, vanilla pudding (in US use), panna cotta, tofu annin, muhallebi from Turkey, and haupia.

In ancient times, blancmange was mentioned several times in the Middle Ages and usually consists of capon or chicken, milk or almond milk, rice and sugar and is considered to be an ideal food for the sick. Tavuk göğsü is a contemporary Turkish sweet pudding made with chicken broth, similar to that medieval European dish.