Easy Creme Brulee Recipe

 

creme-brulee8jpgCreme Brulee… the toffee top, the silky custard and the lovely spattering of vanilla beans on the last layer… what is there not to love about this scrumptious dessert? It is definitely one of the strong contenders on my restaurant to-eat list, the words on the menu persuading me to dig deeper into my pockets everytime. Fighting alongside said creme brulee would be the pannacotta and sticky date pudding with creme anglaise. Yes… there is probably a pattern to my addiction… puddings.

Seeing how Norway is a lovely place with a strong price tag on all things service, ‘homemade’ has been the category I choose to spend most of my time in. Once you have a go at this recipe, you’ll see how incredibly simple it is to whip up and you may also feel a little ripped off XD ! I’ve made this creme brulee around 3 times over the last 2 or so weeks, it is so yummy…now I just have to get going on the 7 egg whites waiting in the freezer… maybe a trial at macarons? 🙂

Onto the recipe!

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Ingredients: 38g sugar +extra for toffee; 100ml cream; 100ml milk; 2 egg yolks and…

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… a good pinch of vanilla or half a stick of vanilla bean.

This is for 2 people to share, it would make around 200ml of custard so choose a pretty bowl accordingly.

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Preheat the oven to 150degrees.
Pour cream, milk, vanilla bean powder and sugar into a pot and bring it to almost a boil.
Turn off the heat and let the mixture infuse and cool down.
Whisk in the 2 egg yolks until well combined.
Pour this into a ramekin and bake in a water basin for 30-35 minutes.
Chill the custard in the fridge for a couple of hours before sprinkling sugar on top and using a culinary torch to make the toffee top.

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Simple ingredients, simple cooking but absolutely decadent dessert 🙂 Try to make it, it’ll definitely be agreeable X) Enjoy!

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Reindeer stew :)

A little Norwegian dish tonight, reindeer stew! lots and lots of yummy mushroom goodness 🙂

We went around the side of the house to pick some juniper berries but they were all small and sad looking and they were accidentally thrown out when the kitchen was tidied up.

The spices were abundant in the spices cupboard we only needed to get some mushrooms (I looooooove mushrooms) bacon and reindeer meat from the store and it was time to get cooking!

This norwegian recipe with four servings was used reindeer stew.

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This early dinner was delicious and hearty. The leftovers were quickly polished off later in the night whilst watching new episodes of tv series. 🙂

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Oh right…. Finished off the meal with some almond pudding and raspberry sauce … Yummmmo!

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Til next time!