Foodie Vocab #7: Clafoutis

Every Friday at Chew on That, we test your foodie vocabulary by quizzing you on a new foodie word and supply delicious recipes to match!

This week’s word is: clafoutis (noun). Please choose the most appropriate definition for a clafoutis. (No cheating!)

a.) a type of mushroom typically used in Italian cuisine in pasta dishes or on pizzas, etc.
b.) an Indian curry dish made of rice, peas, chicken, paneer and more.
c.) an Italian cake made of lady fingers dipped in espresso or strong coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of egg yolks, mascarpone, and sugar, and topped with cocoa.
d.) a custard-like baked French dessert that is made by baking fresh fruit and batter in a baking dish.

Really, I said no cheating!

The word is pronounced: klah-foo-tee

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If you chose d.) a custard-like baked French dessert that is made by baking fresh fruit and batter in a baking dish, then you are correct!

The above warm raspberry and nectarine clafoutis is from “What’s For Lunch Honey”. Clafoutis can be made from any fruit: berries, citrus, apples, you name it. You can also add nuts and make a Warm Almond Raspberry Clafoutis with Vanilla Ice Cream. The choices are truly endless and delicious no matter what goes in it!

Did you get this quiz right? Tell us in the comments!

Previous Foodie Vocab Lessons:
Raita
Panna Cotta
Granita
Remoulade
Panzanella
Verrine

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