Le Creuset Azure - A Brilliant New Blue

Le Creuset’s latest colour is inspired by the azure - coloured seas of the Mediterranean, designed to enhance every décor with its cultured beauty and grace. Azure refreshes the spirit and captivates the senses, wherever it goes and however it’s served. Discover the new range and make one of Le Creuset's recipes; Lemon Polenta Cake with Olive Oil Cake using the new Le Creuset range. 

Evoke the feeling of dining under clear skies on distant shores

A vibrant tone that whisks you away, Le Creuset’s
latest colour is inspired by the azure - coloured seas of the
Mediterranean, designed to enhance every décor with its
cultured beauty and grace.

Here's a fantastic Le Creuset Recipe to inspire you. Read below to make a Lemon Polenta Cake with us.

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LEMON-THYME POLENTA AND OLIVE OIL CAKE

PREPARATION TIME: 20 Minutes
COOKING TIME: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
SERVES: 8 - 12

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE:
120g caster sugar
120g light brown sugar
200ml olive oil
Zest of 2 lemons
5g picked thyme
260g almond fl our
130g polenta
10g baking powder
4 free-range eggs


FOR THE CANDIED LEMONS:
2 lemons
125g granulated sugar
250ml water
1 sprig thyme


FOR THE SYRUP FOR THE CAKE:
100g sugar
60ml water
Zest of 2 lemons
60ml lemon juice
2 sprigs thyme

FOR THE CAKE:

Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan-assisted).
Grease a Le Creuset 26cm Heritage Rectangular
Dish and set it aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer fi tted with the paddle
attachment, place the sugars, olive oil, lemon zest and
thyme and beat until emulsifi ed, about 5 minutes.
In a separate bowl, whisk the dry ingredients together.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture with the
eggs, alternating, beating until just combined, and
continue until all the ingredients are used. Spoon the
batter into the prepared dish and smooth the top (the
batter should be thick). Bake for 1 hour 30 minutes.

TO MAKE THE SYRUP FOR THE CAKE:

Combine the sugar, water and lemon juice, zest, and
thyme. Dissolve the sugar and bring to a boil for 2
minutes, then remove from heat.
Pour over the hot syrup and immediately decorate with
the candied lemons and thyme sprigs. Serve warm with
double-thick plain yoghurt and the reserved syrup from
the candied lemons

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The Heritage Rectangular Dishes are a kitchen essential and a versatile solution for everyday cooking. These durable dishes are designed with easy-grip scalloped handles and generous cooking capacity. The range features three useful sizes to suit a variety of recipes from marinating and roasting to baking and serving.
Le Creuset Stoneware provides exceptional thermal resistance and maintains even temperature when cooking to prevent scorching. Le Creuset’s expertise in...Show More
The Heritage Rectangular Dishes are a kitchen essential and a versatile solution for everyday cooking. These durable dishes are designed with easy-grip scalloped handles and generous cooking capacity. The range features three useful sizes to suit a variety of recipes from marinating and roasting to baking and serving.
Le Creuset Stoneware provides exceptional thermal resistance and maintains even temperature when cooking to prevent scorching. Le Creuset’s expertise in enamelling also ensures that each piece of stoneware is also easy to clean and scratch resistant. Available in a wide range of vibrant colours.
Please read the care and use instructions to ensure you get the very best experience when using your new purchase.
All Le Creuset Stoneware is made from specialist clays and then fired at the highest temperatures to ensure each piece is of the highest quality. Le Creuset offer a 10 year guarantee on each piece of Stoneware and Dinnerware.Length cm 39 Width 25.4 Height 9.1 Weight kg 2.31
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