Crème Brûlée, Trinity Cream, burnt milk, burnt cream or Catalan cream, this creamy dessert is one that I love to prepare. It brings back great memories of when I was little. My grandmother prepared cream for dessert whenever I went to visit her. When he opened the door I ran to ask him if he had prepared me a little. I loved it and it is still one of my favorite desserts.
It consists of a pastry cream with the upper part covered in burnt sugar, thus forming a layer of caramel.
The history of this delicious dessert is a bit ambiguous. There are some who think that it comes from English cuisine and that it is currently known as crème brûlée due to its popularity in France.
There are others who comment that it is a French adaptation of Catalan cream because it was prepared in French Catalonia.
In England this dessert is called Trinity Cream because it is related to Trinity College in Cambridge, where the cream is served with the heraldic arms of the college printed on the candy.
The preparation of the cream is very simple and fast, and the ingredients to prepare it are easy to have at home: eggs, sugar, liquid cream and a little vanilla. With this combination you get an ideal dessert or snack! 
It comes in individual containers. I have this outfit from Emile Henry that I think is really cute. They are of different colors, very fun to give a very nice final touch to the cream. This set includes a torch type burner to facilitate the task of burning.

Photo: Emile Henry crème brûlée ensemble

I also use the containers for other recipes as they can be used in the oven or microwave. Whether it's a cream with foie gras or a tomato crumble... everything I cook with these containers is delicious.

And as you already know me, I always try to go one step further and innovate in the kitchen. How about a Crème Brûlée with coffee and dark chocolate? Just reading it has made your mouth water, right? I am going to give you the solution to your desire to try this delicacy. You can find this recipe on Emile Henry's page. I assure you that you will love it!

I hope I have been useful with my information about this fantastic dessert and I hope you prepare it with as much enthusiasm as I do! Do you know any other curiosity related to this dessert that you would like to share? I would love to meet you!

Source: Emile Henry's website and the experience of my dearest grandmother.

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