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What to do with brioche?

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Trazzletoes Fri 05-Apr-13 19:09:35

I quite fancy making a brioche but how do you eat with it? What do you out on it?


Trazzletoes Fri 05-Apr-13 19:09:54

put on it.


detoxlatte Fri 05-Apr-13 19:15:07

Toasted lightly then a thin smear of jam - yum!

It's basically half way between bread and cake, so v easy to eat by itself.

And of course, there's always Nutella smile

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Fri 05-Apr-13 19:16:49

Toast it and eat with good quality liver pate (or foie GRAS if you feel like splurging)


HeartsTrumpDiamonds Fri 05-Apr-13 19:17:29

No idea why there are gratuitous CAPS there!!

Trazzletoes Fri 05-Apr-13 19:28:58

Seriously? Pâté?

I'm on a diet and thought of brioche because I only ever ate it in France - the package stuff which is rank so thought, hey it's ok because DD will enjoy it and I really don't want to eat it.

But pâté????? <dribbles> I love pâté...

Sleepwhenidie Fri 05-Apr-13 19:33:14

Brioche bread and butter pudding is amazing, there's a fantastic nigella recipe for it with marmalade (and no added butter, there's already so much in the brioche). It is so delicious.

YY to pâté with it too.

Getting hungry now grin

Madamecastafiore Fri 05-Apr-13 19:36:17

Fry mushrooms in butter and garlic and then add cream and parsley and whack it on top of toasted brioche. Sweet but savoury and earthy or bloody lovely in other words.

Toasted with course pâté and caramelised onion chutney also yummy.

Make bread and butter pudding with it too.

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Fri 05-Apr-13 19:40:17

Omg we have brioche in the larder!!!

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Fri 05-Apr-13 19:41:01

Madame I'm going to have to go out and buy some mushrooms now.

I have pate too but it's mine, all mine

nannycook Sat 06-Apr-13 18:58:12

You lot are so naughty, i'm trying to diet and now i have to buy brioche, tut tut shame on you all!

PoppadomPreach Sat 06-Apr-13 18:59:10

Posh bread and butter pudding....!

floatyflo Sat 06-Apr-13 19:03:56

Madame That sounds truly flippin' amazing. Come cook it for me grin

Allalonenow Sat 06-Apr-13 19:15:27

Lightly toast or briefly fry in butter or griddle a thick slice of brioche. Meanwhile in a small frying pan melt a knob of butter, add sliced fruit such as banana or strawberries, toss briefly, add a bit of sugar or honey and a splodge of booze such as brandy or Triple Sec, as soon as it bubbles pile onto the slice of brioche, add cream or ice cream. Enjoy! grin

Trazzletoes Sat 06-Apr-13 20:08:36

It has just come out of the bread maker, people!

<nom nom nom>

elQuintoConyo Sat 06-Apr-13 20:11:41

Take brioche bun. Cut in almost half (like a pita bread). Insert one or two scoops of ice cream. Stuff in face.

= ice cream a la Siciliana, aka bloody gorgeous grin

VikingVagine Sun 07-Apr-13 08:32:07

Lightly toasted, tiny bit of butter, heaven!

BoyMeetsWorld Sun 07-Apr-13 08:35:36

Oooh our favourite treat breakfast is toasted brioche with a v thin layer of lemon curd and chopped flambed banana - amazing smile

yousankmybattleship Sun 07-Apr-13 08:40:42

It is lovely with some grilled pancetta or salami. I need the shops to open now so I can go and buy brioche!

DearPrudence Sun 07-Apr-13 08:46:32

Make French toast with it, served with some fruit and maple syrup.

Puddlelane Sun 07-Apr-13 10:04:21

<sob> I neeeeed brioche sad I neeeeed it!

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