"Ile flottante: A dessert for all seasons" Top 5 Page for this destination Dining & Drinking Tip by shrimp56

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  ILE FLOTTANTE
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Translated as "floating island", this dessert shows up on the menus of many Paris bistros. The standard version consists of a an "island" of fluffy eggwhites in a small pool of creamy custard. Sometimes caramel is added, or it is studded with other flavorings as in this version enjoyed at La Fontaine de Mars.

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  • Written Jun 6, 2005
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