I wanted to share this wonderful post from Chef Mimi who is someone I admire in the food blogging community and who has been a great encouragement to me with my own blog.  If you’re a keen foodie and haven’t come across http://www.chefmimiblog.com, then I urge you to look her up because you’re really missing out.  With the festive season fast approaching I thought my readers would enjoy her Cranberry Aigre Doux post as much as I have.  Now does it get any more mouthwatering than cranberry and soft cheese!


Mr. Paul Virant, author of The Preservation Kitchen, claims that aigre-doux means sweet and sour. He also uses the term mostarda, and there are mostarda recipes in his book as well. He states that both terms describe “preserves for cheese snobs and wine geeks.” Well that got my attention! They are supposedly not interchangeable terms, […]

via Cranberry Aigre Doux — the chef mimi blog