Cupola Clouds are a savory snack that’s a low-calorie alternative to cheese, a substitute gourmet cheese puff or a very, very dry substitute gougère. You can enjoy them with a glass of wine, with soups and salads, or put them to work as an ingredient.
Made with premium cheeses, Parmesan Pink Peppercorn and Smoked Gouda Cupola Clouds are airy puffs like the Cupola Cookies, but with a real cheesy taste (and less dusty texture). The nutrition panel states that a serving size is 25 pieces—the entire box—which is more of these than one might want to consume at a sitting. But 10 clouds at four calories apiece is certainly one way to avoid getting dragged down by the high-calorie, high-fat cheese plate or nut bowl.
Certainly, enjoy them with a bowl of tomato soup, onion soup or other vegetable favorite, with a leafy salad or with a sandwich, instead of those fattening chips.
Serve them atop salads as low-calorie and gluten-free croutons
Crumble them in place of breadcrumbs atop gratins, soups and other dishes
Use them as gluten-free dippers for cheese fondue
Enjoy them with fruit as a lower calorie “fruit and cheese” snack or dessert
CupolaDua, the bakers, suggest these wine pairings:
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