creme anglais

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Noun1.creme anglais - custard sauce flavored with vanilla or a liqueur
custard - sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen
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While on the menu it said it would be served with creme anglais, this came with a warm and creamy custard, which was enjoyable, but it was the vanilla ice cream which was the star of this show.
And all these dishes have been updated for home cooks, whether it's Brown Butter Crab Cakes, Duck Confit with Killer Bacon Waffles, Barolo-Braised Short Ribs or Chocolate Sheba Cake with White Chocolate Creme Anglais.
The maitre d' arrived with the baked alaska dessert, pouring a generous shot of whisky around it before setting it ablaze and then covering it with creme anglais.
Creme Anglais Michael Bell Looked on song in her latest exercise on the watered gallop.
Liz waxed lyrical about The Shandon's lemon cheesecake, while I plumped for a hearty portion of apple and fruit crumble with creme anglais.
After much deliberation, my friends ordered the 'deconstructed' apple crumble - which had a lovely cinnamon flavour and was served with a creme Anglais - and Eton mess - packed with delicious berries - for their second courses as part of the Sunday deal.
Crepes with creme Anglais, marinated prunes in almagnac and prune and almagnac icecream.