• vanilla sky

    vanilla sky

    There is no sincerer love than the love of food
    – George Bernard Shaw

    hello hello!

    what would a perfect cozy weekend be without a warm and heavenly dessert to savor by the fire?

    my culinary heroes, sunday suppers, have the most mouth watering vanilla pudding recipe that i am excited to attempt. and for my fellow dometic-godesses-in-training, i want to share this delightful dish with you too!

    happy eats,

    ~ For Vanilla Pudding ~
    1 1/3 cup sugar
    10 tablespoons cornstarch
    8 cups whole milk
    2 cups heavy cream
    8 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into bits
    4 whole vanilla beans or 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract

    ~ For Candied Kumquats ~
    8 cups fresh kumquats, about 2 lbs.
    2 cup water
    4 cups plus 4 tablespoons sugar

    ~ Directions ~
    Whisk together sugar, cornstarch, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a heavy medium saucepan, then whisk in milk, cream and vanilla.
    Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking frequently, then boil, whisking, 1 minute. Remove from heat and whisk in butter.
    Divide among glasses and chill, uncovered, until cold, at least 1 1/2 hours.
    Thinly slice kumquats crosswise with a sharp knife, discarding seeds.
    Bring water and 2 cups sugar to a boil in a 2-quart heavy saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved, then simmer syrup, uncovered, 8-10 minutes.
    Stir in kumquats and simmer gently 15-20 minutes.
    Let stand at room temperature.
    Spoon over puddings

    Recipe Courtesy of The Jewels of NY for Sunday Suppers

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