by any other name a grocery store
(More on this in March, which is a big month in our family - it's nearly all our B-days so why not a Parade inbetween...I'm feeling a King Cake or 2 or 3 coming on for everybody's Spring B-day next year too?!)
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TO MAKE THE SABAYON: In a small bowl combine corn starch and Grand Marnier; set aside. In a large heat-safe bowl combine egg yolks, sugar and vanilla. Set bowl over a saucepan of gently simmering water and whisk constantly to 140°F. Add corn starch mixture and continue to stir until thickened. Remove from heat and add zest. Continue to stir until mixture begins to cool.
BUILD THE TRIFLE: Lay 1/3 of sabayon into bottom of a large trifle dish. Layer 1/3 of pound cake on top of sabayon and top with 1/3 of the clementines and 1/3 of the Truwhip. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used, ending with a layer of clementines.
The Farmer's Markets - Lafayette
Acadiana Farmers Market
801 Foreman Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
337 - 948 - 8812
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
5:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m
Downtown Farmers Market
538 Jefferson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
337 - 233 - 2589
Note: Farmers Markets not noted for webpages, but here's a blurb about Lafayette organic local food & it lists Acadian Farmers Market on AmericanTowns.com...
I cannot wait to buy fresh corn again & to grill a batch for sure...
I really/Really missed being able to buy fresh corn on the cob while living in Stavanger, Norway - you could some of the year buy a few packaged cobs, like around Thanksgiving, if you were lucky...after that you had to buy vacuum packed nubs that were a mushy wet mess before you even tried to boil them to cook them to have warm corn - I gave up after attempt number one?!
photo credit from Google Search & ifood.tv - until I can take a photo for myself, on & off the grill?!
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Fresh Pickin's - 14 carrot produce
Started up in Baton Rouge by 2 friends, this open air New Orleans style produce market - fresh produce, low prices, local farmers & of course Cajun items...
Have been in for a wander, it is covered uptop & has tent walls with plastic windows in them & open walkways, cement floor, lots of fresh & frozen items, as well as all those Cajun specialties & some garden plants out front too...
I think will shop this place especially since it's going to be close to my new home, could I walk to it with my basket over my arm like I saw the old ladies in Stavanger, Norway do? I'm doubting that, but will be great to go get fresh American or Louisiana grown produce nearly in my backyard--but someone else has done the pickin for me...
Next have to check out their webpage under What's Ripe - for the Seasonal Produce Calendar, since I haven't a clue what's growing when, like is it a summer veggie or a fall harvest one?!
Apparently November is Peak season for: apples, cabbage, citrus (like those famous Satsumas,) mustard greens, persimmons & pomegranates...(now I have to remember what a persimmon is, hmmm...)
Note: so this is a persimmon, must of just not eaten any of these growing up - nor anywhere else I've lived I guess, mentions somewhere a cross between a tomato & a date...like both so may have to give ém a try one day when they're in season again?!
And November is about the same, only there's a new crop of Pecans & I know what to do with those for sure?! There is not just Pecan pie to be bakes or Pralines to make, there are seasonal shops here for the holidays especially that roast, glaze, sugar & cover them in everything you can think of, from sweet to spicey - I like honey roasted or of course chocolate covered?! mmm...
One of them I drove by off Johnston Street - OK, so I didn't drive by, went in to get a little bag & look see... Classic Golden Pecan shop - if you go in take a peek at the Gauteau Na Na, looks like a pie but am guessing it's chocked full of pecans in there somewheres (another on my list of yummy looking foodie items to try one day too?!)
Note: yes it's 2 layers of buttery dough, it's described as on their webpage, pecan praline torte stuffed into these buttery layers - a recipe from France, Brittany...
Oh my just another reason to love French food (or to go visit my friend to her house in Southern France, now am wondering too how far is Pomerols from Brittany?! I feel some Google Map search time coming on soon...) The monster 9 inch pie or cake or torte or cookie weighs in at 2.6 lbs or 1.18 kg - they did have it for sale by the slice too in the shop...
Classic Golden Pecan shop link..
4303 Johnston Street
Lafayette, LA 70503
Fresh Pickin's webpage link...
907 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508
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