Saturday, August 2, 2008

Oeufs a la neige snow eggs

Try this French specialities eggs snow recipe. O la la....

Oeufs a la neige snow eggs :

  • 3 eggs separated
  • 4ozs of caster sugar
  • 3/4 pint of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of finely grated lemon peel

Whisk the egg whites until standing in stiff peaks.

Add 3 tablespoons of caster sugar and continue whisking until the mixture is firm and glossy.
Place the milk in a large saucepan and heat it till bubbles begin to rise to the surface do not allow it to boil.
Place tablespoons of the mixture into the milk and poach them gently for 5 mins, turning once.
Carefully remove the cooked egg whites from the milk with a slotted spoon and drain well on absorbent kitchen roll.

When all the egg white has been cooked strain the milk. Place the egg yolks in the top of a double
saucepan over gently simmering water.

Add the milk and beat lightly. Add the remaining sugar and cook then the lemon rind.
Pour the custard into a serving bowl and arrange the poached egg whites on top chill before serving.
Note for a more spectacular dessert pour caramel over the egg whites and scatter flaked almonds on top.
To make the caramel place 3 tablespoons of caster sugar in a small heavy saucepan.
Heat it gently until the sugar is melted and golden.
Your snow eggs recipe is done and ready to serve.....hmmmm nice !

Try also this nice scrambled-eggs-buritos-recipe

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