Question: Why is creme brulee important to France?

Crème brûlée, a dessert that simply radiates indulgence, refinement, and simplicity. At first glance, it would appear to be the quintessential French dessert. In fact, France, England, and Spain all have claimed to be the country of origin to the crème brûlée.

Crème brûlée was generally uncommon in both French and English cookbooks of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It became extremely popular in the 1980s, a symbol of that decades self-indulgence and the darling of the restaurant boom, probably popularized by Sirio Maccioni at his New York restaurant Le Cirque.

Is creme brulee famous in France?

At first glance, it would appear to be the quintessential French dessert. After all its name is French for “burnt cream” but the true origins of crème brûlée are not straightforward. In fact, France, England, and Spain all have claimed to be the country of origin to the crème brûlée.

Is creme brulee cold or hot?

Crème brûlée can be served warm or cold, but you need to chill the baked and set custard before the caramelization step to ensure a thick, crackling crust.

Is crème brûlée cold or hot?

Crème brûlée can be served warm or cold, but you need to chill the baked and set custard before the caramelization step to ensure a thick, crackling crust.

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