Originally Posted by Michael in FtW
I had heard about Nutella for years but had never run across it until a couple of weeks ago. I don't really know exactly what I expected it to taste like ... but the first bite told me it was a flavor I hadn't really anticpiated. It's not that I didn't like it - I was just shocked. Now that I know what it taste like, and know not to slather it on a piece of toast with the same abandon that I do peanut butter - I really am getting rather fond of it.
So maybe I'm at least HALF human?
The kids in Germany, grew up with nutella like you have with peanut butter.
It is a nut-nougat spread, made from hazelnuts and cocoa.
Some tips for using Nutella
- use it as a spread on bread or rolls
-for baking e.g. as filling for croissants, put in the dark
batter of a marble cake,...
- make desserts
Crepes with Ice Cream and Nutella
Make crepes, top with 2 scoops vanilla ice cream,
melt Nutella and drizzle over the ice cream
Crepes with Banana and Nutella
Make a crepes, brush on nutella, put on a small banana, roll up and enjoy. That's my daughter's favorite
Sabayon Creme with Nutella
5 egg yolks
2 tbsp dry white wine
3 tbsp milk
3 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp liquid honey
5 tbsp Nutella
Melt the nutella in a bowl over a pot with boiling water.
In another bowl combine the egg yolks and sugar, whisk until frothy and very light in color. Stiring constantly, by and by add the milk, wine and honey. Remove the bowl with nutella from the pot with hot water and and replace with the bowl of egg mixture. Constantly stir the egg mixture until it get's thickily. Remove from the heat. Still stiring add the hot melted nutella. Fill in a bowl and let cool, stiring once in a while. Serve with whipped cream and cookies
Chocolate Ice Cream Shake
Put milk, chocolate ice cream and nutella in a blender, mix well. Pour in glasses and serve with whipping cream and chocolate sprinkles.
there are lot more ways to enjoy Nutella