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Help! Freezing advice needed.

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2beornot Sat 29-Sep-12 20:16:37

I'm making casserole or soup which needs creme fraiche stirred in towards the end. If I want to freeze it should I do it before I put the creme fraiche in, reheat and then stir it in? Or stir it in, freeze and just reheat? That just seems a bit dodgy to me!

SilveryMoon Sat 29-Sep-12 20:17:48

I'd freeze without the creme fraiche.
Does it say anything like 'not suitable for home freezing' on the tub?

2beornot Sat 29-Sep-12 21:07:53

Haven't bought anything yet, just planning ahead, but I can't imagine it freezing well!

RaspberryLemonPavlova Wed 03-Oct-12 16:34:43

I'd freeze it without, but I'd also write a label that said to add creme fraiche when heating. Otherwise I forget!!

Biggem Wed 03-Oct-12 17:31:34

I don't think it freezes well either, most recipes I've read say add the creme fraiche once defrosted & upon reheating.
Pain really as I was gonna make a batch of Jamie Oliver's 30minute meal chicken pie filling up, but the sauce uses it!! Be a bit pointless freezing bits of chicken, mushroom and spring onions!!wink

Japple Sun 07-Oct-12 05:23:53

...Add the fresh cream Later...do not freeze.Jill.

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