- Milk 1 L
- Egg yolks 8
- Sugar 250 g
- In a metal bowl, whisk the sugar with the egg yolks until the mixture turns pale and thick.
- Bring the milk to the boil with the vanilla pod split in two. Pour the milk gradually into the egg mixture, whisking all the time.
- Pour the mixture into a clean saucepan and cook very gently on the edge of the heat, stirring constantly. The temperature of the c