You will need
    • For snails in sour cream:
    • 1 onion, shallot;
    • 100 g Parma ham;
    • 2 tbsp. butter;
    • 36 canned snails;
    • 1 tbsp flour;
    • 5 tea spoons of brandy;
    • 2 tablespoons sour cream;
    • egg yolks;
    • lemon juice;
    • salt and white pepper to taste;
    • 4 Cup puff pastry;
    • 2 pen green onions.
    • For snails with almonds:
    • 12 canned snails;
    • 12 of snail shells;
    • 3 tbsp. butter;
    • 3 bulbs shallots;
    • 1 clove of garlic;
    • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley;
    • 1 teaspoon of grated Parmesan;
    • 1 teaspoon of chopped almonds;
    • salt
    • freshly ground white pepper.
Snails in cream
Chop finely the shallots and ham thinly slice. In a saucepan saute the onion in butter until Golden brown, add the ham.
Drain the snails in a colander, drain and add to the mixture. Mix well and lightly sprinkle with flour, pour in the brandy and add the sour cream. Mass heat on low heat and stir until then, until it becomes a homogeneous thick sauce.
Remove the pot from heat, add lemon juice, salt and pepper. Green onions finely chop. Cups of dough a bit, preheat the oven, evenly fill the resulting mass and garnish with the green onions.
How to make cups out of puff pastry. Cut from ready-made puff pastry an even number of circles with diameter 5 cm Glass smaller half circles make rings, then brush them with egg yolk and stick to mugs. On top again, brush with yolk and bake 15 minutes in the oven at a temperature of 220оС.
Snails with almonds
Rinse snails in hot water, place on towel and allow to dry completely. Finely chop three onions-shallots. Butter RUB with chopped shallots, crushed garlic and chopped parsley, season with salt and freshly ground white pepper to taste.
Drain canned meat of snail in a colander, allow to drain all the liquid, save it. Grate Parmesan on a small grater, finely chop almond kernels, mix Parmesan and almond crumbs.
Pour into each sink of about 0.5 teaspoon of the saved liquid, then put canned snail and a little butter with herbs to fill the sink. Dip each shell with the open end in a mixture of Parmesan and almonds, then put them in a baking dish. Place the shell so that the melted butter does not leak when baking.
Preheat the oven to 250ºc, bake the snails in the oven until then, until the oil hissing, about 3 min. Baked snails better serve straight from the oven.