Tag: custard

Fillet Rossini The Dun Cow, Dunchurch, Vintage Inns
Just outside the town of Rugby sits the village of Dunchurch. A pretty place with a newly refurbished and popular pub - The Dun Cow. Walking into The Dun Cow on a busy Bank Holiday Monday was a pleasant...
Gateau Basque
If you look back through any books relating to classic French cuisine you will more than likely have come across the famous Gateau Basque. A ‘cake’ originating from the southern region of France in the Pays Basque close to the Spanish border. One man who has had this cake...
Sous Vide Creme Brûlée
I’m going a little bit sous-vide crazy at the moment. Since the arrival of my brand new vacuum sealer the fun just doesn’t stop with temperature controlled cooking. So far i’ve done meat in the water bath but how does a dessert grab you? Yes it’s entirely possible. Using...
The French Laundry - Ile Flottante
Desserts on this site are becoming increasingly popular so keen to keep the ball rolling heres another one. The French Laundry is like a boomerang, the moment I put it back on the shelf it invariably ends up back in my hand. I became tempted by a dessert that,...
eggs and soilders
Since the French Laundry cookbook has been in my possession it's been tricky to put down. With the mind-blowing success of the Sweet Potato Agnolotti re-creation featured in a previous blog post I was desperate to try another recipe from the book soon after.I flicked through and discovered that the...
Hazelnut Cake with Vanilla Custard
This is a simple cake that’s big on flavour. Crunchy hazelnuts embedded in a sweet cake served with fresh custard. Custard is simple to make once you know how, you could even add a tablespoon of finely ground coffee to create an amazing flavour combination.