Pistachio & Vanilla Crème Brûlée

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Brick Lane Cookbook

Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

  • About

Chez Elles’ pistachio and vanilla crème brûlée is to die for. Nadia kindly gave me this recipe which I secretly hoped she wouldn’t want to keep secret! The pudding is rich, thick and decadent and the pistachio paste gives almost macaron-like flavour. Most crème brûlée recipes involve making a custard first; however this method couldn’t be simpler: everything is simply whisked together before being baked, then finished with that distinctive crunchy, sugary topping. You can get pistachio past