e cooks: crème brûlée

13 April 2014

Crème Brûlée is E's favourite dessert of all time. So it was quite a nerve-wracking day, when he decided to tackle it himself.

Although he thought it was a semi-fail (it wasn't as well-baked as he had wanted), I thought it was delicious. The vanilla pods really made a difference and made the flavour pop, and I prefer mine softer rather than too solid/jelly like so it was ok by me!

He promises to fine-tune it and get it perfect next time. Although I have no idea when that will be, since he has a "to cook" list the size of his (long) arm right now...

You can also look to Ice Pandora's post on her crème brûlée for inspiration, I loved her take on it.


  1. this looks delicious!

  2. i think this looks like a success too!! yummm :) can't wait to hear more about his cooking experiments!

    rachel x

  3. Ooo creme brulee.. my favorite! I really like the classic vanilla ones, but the more adventurous ones with orange cardamom or passion fruit are great too :)

  4. Oh creme brulee is one of my favourite desserts too, and this looks scrummy!

  5. I'm not sure I'll ever be able to make creme brulee simply because my kitchen is so sparse. I don't even have a blender much less a torch. Guess that means I just need to stop by y'alls house sometime! :)

  6. looks so delicious! looks like a success to me! :)

  7. It definitely looks great to me, I think he's way too hard on himself haha. You lucky lady you...


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