Crème brûlée has long been my favorite French dessert, and it is surprisingly easy to make at home (especially if you have an Instant Pot).
When I was a little girl living in Tours, France, my parents had this huge apple tree and I always sighed a bit at apple-picking time. It was not among my favorite chores. But when my family sat down to dinner and the pièce de résistence was my mother’s flaky-pastry …
This voluptuous mousse with its darkly intense chocolate frothed with airy eggs to a texture as light as hummingbirds’ wings ranks high on the happiness side! Enjoy!
It’s a marvelous dessert after a heavy meal.