Heat the milk and dissolve
60 gram chocolate. Grate the rest of the chocolate and set aside. Stir
the cacao into the milk, and the flour, eggs, and juice and rind of
1 orange. Bake 10 small pancakes out of this batter. In the meantime,
grind some Orange peel form the second orange and cut this one
in slices. For the sauce, melt the butter together with the sugar and
the cream. Turn off the heat, add
the liqueur. Pour the sauce over the pancakes, put the orange slices
on top and sprinkle with grated chocolate and orange rind.
Heat 1 deciliter
crème fraîche to the boiling point
and dissolve the chocolate in it. Heat the milk. Beat the egg yolks
with the sugar and the corn starch, mix with the milk, and heat very
slowly until it thickens, stir well, don't cook. Take off the heat,
stir in the gelatin. Now, stir in the chocolate mixture and the rest
of the crème fraîche. Cool for 3 hours in the fridge.
Serve with lemon sauce.
July 1789, the
Bastille was stormed. This famous prison contained only 7 prisoners at that
time, but the date still became most important for the
French Revolution and a big national
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