Thanksgiving is in 4 days. Family and friends gather at a well-dressed dinner table to say thanks and enjoy -in most cases- some traditional thanksgiving dishes. In this article we’ll give you some Thanksgiving recipes and inspiration, combining the traditional ingredients of Thanksgiving with Foodpairing®.
Classic Turkey with a twist
At Foodpairing we’re all for traditions, nothing is better than to enjoy a traditional dinner with the family. Yet it seems we’re too restless to turn down a good Foodpairing experiment and stay with our classic routines. Why not change our same old stuffed turkey recipe for a Foodpairing® recipe? Surpise your guests while keeping true to the spirit of Thanksgiving!
Foodpairing Tree Turkey
Keeping in mind some other traditionals like cranberries, pumpkins and pecans, we steadily converged to some intricate combinations.
Turkey – Pumpkin – Pecan nut – Cranberry – Cilantro
Turkey salad with pumpkin ketchup and pecans, cranberry vinaigrette and cilantro
turkey filet of 200 g
20 g cranberries cooked in sugar
10 g orange juice
5 g rice vinegar
10 g olive oil
salt and pepper
335 g pumpkin (peeled)
145g Granny Smith
80 g onion
5 g garlic
thyme and bayleaf
200 g water
25 g sugar
15 g aigre-doux (50 g of caramelized sugar quenched with 10 g of white wine vinegar)
1 g cornstarch
20 g water
salt and pepper Grill the turkey filet on both sides and cook further in a preheated oven at 150 ° C. Cut into thin slices and season with salt and pepper. Mix all ingredients for the vinaigrette and season to taste. Dice the pumpkin, Granny Smith, onion and garlic. Braise in olive oil with thyme and bayleaf. Quench with water and cook until tender. Blend when the water is almost completely evaporated. Add sugar, aigre-doux and curry powder. Bring back to a boil and add the cornstarch water mixture while stirring. Allow to boil, then cool down and season to taste with curry powder, salt, pepper and other spices. Toast the pecans. Cool down and chop. Season the salad with olive oil, salt and pepper
Roulade of turkey with blue cheese, port jelly with cranberry, dried figs This recipe can be served as a snack. We filled the turkey with cheese and rolled it into a sausage. Put it on a stick if you want to serve it as a small bite.
4 bars blue cheese (Fourme d’Ambert)
200 g clarified beef bouillon
50 g port
30 g cranberries cooked in sugar
2.5 g kappa
dried figs Hammer the slices of turkey breast. Season with salt and pepper. Dress them on plastic wrap. Place a bar blue cheese in the center and roll the whole thing into a sausage. Poach at 62 ° C for 30 ‘. Cool in ice water. Cut into smaller cylinders and place them on a stick Mix the beef consommé with the port and the cranberries. Bring to the boil and strain. Allow to cool down. Add the kappa and mix. Bring back to a boil. Dip the sausages in the jelly and decorate with pieces of candied fig. Let gel.