Crème Fraîche

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Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

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In most recipes, heavy cream can be substituted for crème fraîche, but in dishes that require that the cream be thick, or when the tanginess of crème fraîche is important, you’ll have to either go out and buy a small and very expensive little container or make it yourself.

Translated literally, crème fraîche just means