Here are today’s five things to know about Mousse:
The word mousse is French and translates as “froth” or “foam.”
Cold dessert mousses are often poured into decorative glasses and garnished with fruit, sweet sauces, or whipped cream.
Savory mousses can be made from fish, shellfish, meat, foie gras, etc.
There are three key constituents to a mousse: base, binder, and aerator.
Chocolate mousse really came into the public eye in the U.S. in the 1930’s, about the time as chocolate pudding mixes were introduced.
Today’s Food History
- 1835 Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) was born. American author, pen name Mark Twain, who wrote ‘Tom Sawyer’, ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’, etc. There are many quotes and descriptions about food and dining in his works. An example is: “A man accustomed to American food and American domestic cookery would not starve to death suddenly in Europe, but I think…
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Formerly called the #MarquessaChallenge
Today’s lyrical prompt is:
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The Snowy, usually a fairly aggressive bird, looked confused by the Ibis. I expected some feathers to be flying any moment.
Not even a little peep from either of them. The Ibis went about poking for food, the Egret seemed to be lurking close by to perhaps snatch whatever the Ibis found.
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