|Preparation||Resting||Cooking||Start to finish|
|1 hour 58 min.||20 min.||5 min.||2 hours 23 min.|
|1||Prepare a "feuilletage" with 250 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) and 30 g caster sugar, as shown here.||30 min.|
Make the light verbena custardRinse and dry 2 sprigs verbena.
Pick off the leaves and discard the stalks.
|3||Cut the verbena leaves with scissors into a saucepan containing 250 ml whole milk.||3 min.|
|4||Bring to the boil, then cover and leave to infuse for at least 15 minutes.||5 min.|
|5||After this, strain the milk and discard the verbena leaves. Use this flavoured milk to make a verbena confectioner's custard or french pastry cream (see here for details).||30 min.|
|6||When the verbena custard is finished, cover it and stand the saucepan in cold water to cool it.||20 min.|
|7||Meanwhile, make a meringue by beating 2 egg whites, folding in 70 g caster sugar at the end.||5 min.|
|8||When the verbena custard and the meringue are more or less at the same temperature, put two tablespoonsfuls of meringue into the custard.||1 min.|
|9||Mix gently with a whisk, just to "loosen" the custard a little, as it is firmer than the meringue.||3 min.|
|10||Then tip the remaining meringue into the custard and||4 min.|
|11||You will now have a light custard with a delicious verbena flavour.|
Prepare the peach slicesPeel 1 kg 500 g peach by plunging them into boiling water fro 10 seconds...
|13||...then transfer them to cold water.|
|14||The peaches will now be easy to peel.|
|15||Cut the peaches into quarters...||10 min.|
|16||...and remove the hard red part that was next to the stone. Then slice in half again lengthways.
Put the peach slices into a bowl and sprinkle with a mixture of 5 tablespoons Sugar syrup and 3 tablespoons lemon juice to stop them turning brown. Mix round gently.
If you will not be using the peaches immediately, cover them with plastic film and refrigerate until needed.
Assemble the feuilletéCover the pastry base (feuilletage) with an even layer of the light verbena custard.
|18||Drain the peach slices and arrange them in a double rosette on the custard.||10 min.|
|19||To finish, decorate with a small sprig of verbena.||1 min.|
For 1 feuilleté : 9.36 €
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