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A question about a recipe: Broccoli Rabe in Lemon Cream-- What should be considered when substituting creme fraiche for heavy cream?

I have a question about the recipe "Broccoli Rabe in Lemon Cream" from amanda.

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hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

added about 3 years ago

I'd omit the lemon juice, and add some lemon zest.


Kristen is the Senior Editor of Food52

added about 3 years ago

The creme fraiche will be a little thicker and tangier, but should be really good in this recipe! Just be sure to add the lemon juice to taste, as Amanda recommends.


Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 3 years ago

Thanks for weighing in hardlikearmour and kristen -- agree with you both. Mainecoon, hope you'll give this recipe a try!

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