Posts Tagged ‘Creme Anglaise’

Ah the wonderful time of year when fresh cranberries are available! The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas when if you poke around carefully in the supermarket, you can find whole bags of tart deliciousness. I’ve been stocking up whenever I see them – cranberries freeze really well – so expect more cranberry recipes. Stretching possibly into April.

Bread pudding is such a New Orleans thing that I hesitated to make it. I’ve had it so many times, at so many different restaurants that I really didn’t think I could meet my expectations. But this is a great recipe. The fresh cranberries add a bright fresh note and the French bread really stands up well. I think Challah could work well too, but the pudding would definitely be a not as stiff. And creme anglaise….mmm.



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