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1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
Creme Anglaise, recipe follows
4 extra-large egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 3/4 cups scalded milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons Cognac
Seeds of 1/2 vanilla bean, optional
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
For the caramel, heat 1 1/2 cups of the sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small, ...
... Roussillon, an oncoming car maintained his line in the middle of the road. I headed for the edge of the road and we passed with an almighty "bang". For the first time in three weeks, I was driving with my window down. Thankfully my wing mirror was simply thrown closed and the mirror just popped out still attached to its electricals. I stopped, refitted the mirror, continued ...
... an a 30 mile long aqueduct the provided fresh water to the city of Nimes. This was constructed around 90 AD by the Romans. I knew the Romans were an advanced civilization, in this time the city of Nimes had running water in "well to do homes" and an advanced plumbing system including toilets. The Pont is enormous, spanning a riverbed using giant sculpted blocks of limestone and forming 3 levels of arches. The pictures tell the story much better than words ...
We woke up today at 9:30am. Tyler, Jason, Kyle and I had an amazing breakfast of homemade jam, yogurt and homegrown apricots and apples.
Gérard drove the four of us into Aix-en-Provence. He dropped us off at the Place de la Rotonde. We walked the Cours Mirabeau and did some great sightseeing. We went by Di Micheli, a clothing boutique, and got some cool postcards. ...
... is located on the site of a 1st-century Roman forum. It was built (and re-built) between the 12th- and 19th-centuries. The very impressive baptistery includes Roman columns and other artifacts from a 6th-century Christian church, and there are several notable works of art in various sections of the church.
As we meandered our way back to the Cours Mirabeau, we discovered ...