Hey everyone, guess what? I’ve officially started my journey to becoming a professional pastry chef and started studying in The Israeli Institute of Culinary Arts. It’s so EXCITING and as soon as a lesson ends I’m already looking forward to the next one. How sweet it is to study what you love and literally sweet when it comes to tasting the delights we are learning to make!!
Okay this post isn’t really about my studies, though I’m sure I will learn professional way to make also this creamy dessert – for now I am sharing my home recipe for burnt cream – creme brulee. This rich vanilla custard is really not difficult to make and for the awesomeness on top – layer of hard caramel, you just need sugar and a blow torch or broiler setting in your oven.
I originally made this recipe using 3/4 teaspoon of lemon zest in the custard but the flavour wasn’t detectable once the top of the custard was caramelised, so I removed it from the recipe. I may share a lemon version at later stage, but naturally only once I’m happy with the results. And meanwhile I shall continue enjoying the trial versions… 😀
If you want to see and hear how the caramel cracks, go quickly and check my Instagram Stories – it’ll be gone in a day!