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 most original marries sponge cake and passionfruit coulis, a confection finished with black sesame seeds and a ring of creme anglaise. Washington Post, "A reopened Marcel’s reminds me that fine dining, especially now, is about more than food," 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,, "How Chicago restaurants are adapting to draw you back in: When a multi-course sit-down French menu no longer works, it’s time to pivot," 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,, "Eclipse Foods releases vegan ice cream that tastes just like dairy," 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,, "8 picks for great meal deals during Fort Lauderdale restaurant months," 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,, "Carrot cake keeps bakery Sweet Things going for more than 40 years," 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, "Repertoire: Oeufs a la Neige, with guidance from State Bird’s Nicole Krasinski," 22 Mar. 2018 Ribbons of creme anglaise, a thin custard made with sugar, egg yolks and milk, are key to the creaminess. Grace Wong,, "Drink This! Vanilla milkshake at Maillard Tavern gets it right," 23 Feb. 2018 The move here is the chocolate potato doughnut with creme anglaise. Natalie Compton, Los Angeles Magazine, "Portland Flights Are Dirt Cheap Right Now, and Here’s What to Do When You Get There," 20 Oct. 2017

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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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English Language Learners Definition of crème anglaise

: a sweet sauce made with cream that is usually served with desserts

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