France & Maman (Francoise)

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 A mother-daughter cooking duo from Paris to Brooklyn. Maman & France live 3,626 miles apart but connect everyday over yummy & mostly French recipes. Bon appetit!

CHERRY TOMATO POPS (by Maman)

CHERRY TOMATO POPS (by Maman)

Tomato pops

Maman hosts a lot of dinners for her friends in Paris and she gets very creative with the nibbles she serves before sitting her guests down to dinner. These cherry tomato pops are a deliciously creative amuse bouche idea... they are easy to make and loved by everyone. Bon appetit!


Serves 6  l  Difficulty: easy  l  Prep time: 20min  l  Total time: 25min


INGREDIENTS
12 cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup sugar to make caramel
Toasted sesame seeds
12 mini serving skewers of your choice

STEPS
1. Make caramel by heating up sugar in small saucepan until it becomes dark brown and runny (do not add water).

2. For each tomato, stab it with a skewer and dip 1/3 of it in the caramel, then in sesame seeds. Make sure sesame seeds cover the the whole caramel surface.

3. Repeat steps and serve as appetizer.

 
 
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TUNA & RICOTTA RILLETTES (by France)

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