New York, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2009
Holiday celebrations are all about traditional home cooking – but that doesn't mean a little new flare can't be added to the menu.
Home cooks looking for a colorful, delicious, easy and hip appetizer to pull out this season can visit http://www.IledeFranceCheese.com to learn all about verrines - a French sensation that tastes great, looks fantastic and can be prepared in minutes.
Verrines are an ideal dish to serve for holiday parties and New Year's Eve entertaining. Individual servings of appetizers or desserts, verrines are prepared in small glasses to show off each layer of culinary goodness. The simple, structured presentation is tough to beat. Stylish and straight forward, verrines are easy to put together and look as elegant as anything served by top chefs around the world.
Holiday gatherings are the perfect time to unleash unique verrines for the first time. Many guests will be seeing the presentation style for the first time and will see why verrines are one of the most popular dishes in France.
Verrines are fun to make because of the choices they present and the freedom cooks have when making them: Anything that goes well together – cheeses, meats, veggies, fruits, dessert items, ect. – can be layered to create delicious, elegant verrines. A full verrine guide was just added to the Ile de France Cheese site, including everything entertainers need to know about making verrines, including several delicious and original verrine recipes.
At http://www.IledeFranceCheese.com, gourmet enthusiasts also will find detailed information on French cheeses, from classic French brie and goat cheese to an impressive array of hard and soft gourmet cheese.
Those who visit http://www.IledeFranceCheese.com are encouraged to enter the site's weekly cheese basket sweepstakes, which includes an assortment of fine cheeses and accompaniments.