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... praline at room temperature and refrigerate the creme anglaise. Bake the meringues before guests arrive and assemble the desserts just before serving.
Beat the egg yolks and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment on medium-high speed for 3 minutes, or until very thick. Reduce to low speed, and add the cornstarch.
With the mixer still on low, slowly pour the hot milk into the eggs. Pour ...
... drive tourists like us are also increasing in numbers and the mix of overly cautious (no such thing) and the downright intimidating drivers isn't a good thing. It's hard to tell if its only the locals who believe that the center of the road is theirs and everyone else can make do with the miniscule verge.
Finally I get to what I'm talking about. As we were driving ...
We have been in email purgatory for several days, so pls forgive cryptic and repeating emails. I finally figured out that the cord to the router was being pinched in the window, blah blah. Yesterday we got off our butts, and hit the road to the famous city of Aix en Provence, which is about 45 min away. It is an old Roman city, and the first place outside of Rome, to be considered Roman. Not much left of Roman architecture, ...
... so I am not "on the books". I do hope to have a little drive at some stage however. Drove along the coast to reach Albenga for Sunday mass - the feast of Corpus Christi. The cathedral of st Michael the archangel was in the old town and we went to 10:30 "messe" after wandering around. We had to laugh as it started.... here we were in Italy, in an ancient church, which had the body of a saint on display, with such beautiful imagery and statues.... And ...
... end of rue d'Italie, and decided to try one of several cafes located there, Le Solferino. It turned out to be a good choice, as the food was quite good and very reasonably priced (for a change). We'll no doubt try this place again.
After lunch, we walked to the Parc Jourdan, a small public park just south of the Boulevard du Roi Rene, where we strolled around a bit (some areas were closed off for renovation work) ...