The temperature dropped a little as we made our way back to the deer and tiny frozen pellets started falling; locals call this "sugar snow," due to its granular structure.
We noticed something was carved in the rock; the sugar snow had filled in the etchings, making some letters obvious.
Roast Figs Sugar Snow
focuses on cold-weather main courses from Europe and North America and provides a range of dishes that use familiar foods in unfamiliar ways.
The programme united my father and I in excitement in my childhood, marvelling at the icing sugar snow
sprinklings over those foreboding Alps.
It is best done on deep and fluffy snow or granular snow also called re-crystallised sugar snow
. Winters are the right time to go for heli skiing, of course, some people like to go for spring skiing because the days are longer and warmer, and the presence of soft 'corn' snow.
Lombardi said she and the pastry chefs are excited about the holiday season, creating Buche de Noel cakes with meringue mushrooms, butter cream poinsettia, holly leaves, berries and sugar snow
. Assorted flavors will be available and made fresh to order, she said.
Puffs of icing sugar snow
wisped off the cliffs that edge its summit.
Created especially for the occasion, this golden and short pastry flan is made with creme patissiere, topped with mincemeat, gently latticed with pastry, and finished with a dusting of sugar snow
and a drizzle of fondant.
First you bake all the required logs and roof sections; next, you put them together according to specifications and scatter a drift of powdered sugar snow
over the roof and surrounding landscape.
A weather pattern that shifts from a stretch of very cold days and nights to sunlit, above freezing days with some rain in the mix, has provided a top layer of corn or sugar snow
- its fine granulated texture allows you to move with ease, yet provides traction on graded terrain.
Putting together a castle cake is a project that invites participation; even the smallest helper can be responsible for some chore, such as assembling a paper cone to make a castle turret, or dusting on the sugar snow