crème anglaise

crème an·​glaise | \ -äŋ-ˈglāz How to pronounce crème anglaise (audio) , -aŋ-, -äⁿ-ˈglez \

Definition of crème anglaise

: a vanilla-flavored custard sauce usually served with desserts

Examples of crème anglaise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The signature Honeyberry pancakes include a berry mascarpone filling, fresh berries, vanilla creme anglaise and blackberry coulis. Evan Casey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 13 Apr. 2021 The most original marries sponge cake and passionfruit coulis, a confection finished with black sesame seeds and a ring of creme anglaise. Washington Post, 6 Nov. 2020 And, from Molnar, there will always be bread (a full baguette this menu) and shared dessert (gallette de fruit with buttermilk creme anglaise). Louisa Chu,, 4 Aug. 2020 Last month, the vegan ice cream piloted at Washington, D.C. fine dining restaurant Equinox, where chefs also used the base for a creme anglaise and semifreddo. Janelle Bitker,, 7 Nov. 2019 Among the appetizer options: cured Scottish salmon, beet and goat cheese salad, roasted carrots or truffled potato with chorizo sausage, Desserts include apple tart, creme brulee, chocolate mousse or passion fruit creme anglaise. Michael Mayo,, 31 July 2019 Delarosa on Chestnut Street orders unbaked apple pies from Sweet Things for its coppa mela dessert, which features the pie served in a bowl with vanilla gelato, creme anglaise and spiced caramel. Janelle Bitker,, 30 July 2019 Refrigerated, they can be held overnight in that cold liquid, meaning that the entire dessert can be make in advance, as the creme anglaise will keep for several days. Jessica Battilana, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 Mar. 2018 Ribbons of creme anglaise, a thin custard made with sugar, egg yolks and milk, are key to the creaminess. Grace Wong,, 23 Feb. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of crème anglaise

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crème anglaise

French, literally, English cream

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