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Recipe: Crème anglaise


1 litre milk

8 − 10 egg yolks

200-250g sugar

1 (or more) vanilla pod(s)


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Chapter 14: Week 11: A side of English

A side of English

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46/365 Red, White, & Blue

A little red, white and blue to show my American pride:)

Have a safe and happy Fourth of July!