Kaysersberg Valley Tourist Office

SEARCH
INTERACTIVE MAP
BROCHURE
CONTACT

Alsatian snails (Schneke)

Escargots à l'alsacienne

Ingredients

  • 8 dozen snails
  • 2 kg curly parsley
  • 1/2 liter fresh cream
  • 2 onions
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 celery
  • 2 leeks
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Thyme
  • Laurel
  • 1 dl chicken stock
  • 350 g of butter

 

For the flan :

  • 5 heads of fresh garlic
  • 5 eggs
  • 50 g cream
  • 150 g butter
  • 1 liter of milk

Steps

The Flan:

  • Peel the garlic and remove the germ if necessary.
  • Put the garlic in a saucepan, pour in the water and bring to the boil for 2 minutes.
  • Rinse thoroughly with fresh water then repeat the operation 6 times. Return to cooking the garlic with the milk and cook on a low heat for about 45 minutes.
  • Drain through a strainer or with a very fine sieve, collect the broth then mix the garlic into a purée.
  • Pass through the sieve. Let the puree drain on a thin tea towel for around 12 hours.
  • Mix 150 g of garlic puree with 1 whole egg, 4 egg yolks, 50 g of cream.
  • Mix and cook in the steam oven at 85° for 40 minutes in a bodega glass.

 

Snails :

  • Blend the parsley until you get a very fine puree.
  • Heat 1⁄2 liter of cream then add to the parsley purée.
  • Cook the snails in a broth over low heat with the aromatic garnish (onions, carrots, celery, leeks cut into pieces, thyme and bay leaf, chicken stock) for about 3 hours.
  • Chop the shallots very finely, 1 teaspoon of parsley, 2 cloves of garlic. Add the softened butter, salt, pepper and mix until you get a smooth paste.
  • Cook the snails in their shells with the butter, then shell them on the garlic flan.
  • Emulsify the parsley sauce in the blender and sauce only with the foam.
Number of person(s) : 8
Preparation time : 220 minutes
Cooking time: 2h

Also discover

Ravioles de munster

Munster ravioli on a bed of salad

Recette du tchic - fromage vosgien

The tchic and its accompaniment

SEARCH
INTERACTIVE MAP
BROCHURE
CONTACT
CLOSE

Partager la page

Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp
Pocket
Email
LinkedIn

Suivez-nous !

Nous sommes présents sur plusieurs réseaux sociaux, et partageons régulièrement, photos, vidéos de bons plans, évènements… Suivez-nous pour ne rien manquer.

SEARCH

hints :

Skip to content