For 400 g, you will need:
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Preparation Cooking Start to finish 16 min. 15 min. 31 min. Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 - 8 min. Pour
into a saucepan on medium heat and bring to the boil.
You can add ½
if you like, as the mix of a little vanilla with plenty of pistachio always works very well, but this is not essential.
Stage 2 - 4 min.
Stage 3 - 2 min.
Pour the hot milk onto the mixture of egg yolk, sugar and cornflour. Mix well.
Stage 4 - 2 min.
Pour the lot back into the pan (after rinsing it out) through a fine
to eliminate any little lumps or impurities from the hot milk mixture.
Stage 5 - 7 min.
Put the pan on low heat and leave to thicken, while
gently and constantly.
Stage 6 - 3 min.
As soon as the custard reaches the right consistency, take off the heat and incorporate 30 g
Pistachio powder or paste
by whisking briskly.
Your pistachio confectioner's custard is ready.
Stage 7 - 3 min.
If you will not be using the custard immediately, or you wish to use it cold, you can cool it like the pros do by pouring it scalding hot onto
laid on a
Spread out into a layer about 1/4 inch (1/2 cm) thick.
Stage 8 - 2 min.
Fold the film over the top to protect it from the air and put the baking sheet into the fridge or freezer.
When you come to use it later, beat the cold custard vigorously, adding a couple of tablespoonsful of cream if necessary, to soften or "unset" it before using.
For a more or less prominent pistachio flavour, increase or decrease the weight of pistachio paste to suit your taste.
Nutritional information% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost? Note : These prices are only approximate
This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio custard tart, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa , Sandwich bread, Potimarron and leek soup, ... All Caster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vanilla ice cream, Chocolate mousse, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, Minted Melon, ... All Pistachio powder or paste: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio cream, Pistachio "Financiers", Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Pistachio tiramisu, Pistachio ice cream, ... All Cornflour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Du Barry soup, Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream), Langoustine gratin, Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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