Paramount Peach Melba

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Paramount Desserts

By Christine Manfield

Published 1998

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This dessert takes its cue from the dish invented by Auguste Escoffier at the turn of the twentieth century in honour of the Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba. I use the same flavours but give it a different interpretation on the plate. A perfectly poached peach, with a secret heart of fresh raspberries, sits regally on a bed of vanilla cream surrounded by raspberry sauce. This des