Tag Archives: egg custard

Chawanmushi (Savory Steamed Egg Custard)

Silky soft steamed egg custard – class Japanese appetizer. Garnish with ikura (salmon roe). From the original site: Chawanmushi is a Japanese egg custard appetizer which consists of ginkgo nuts, shiitake mushrooms, kamaboko (Japanese fish cake), and an egg mixture flavored with dashi, soy sauce, and mirin. The egg custard is steamed in a cup […]

Leche Poleada with Empanada Dippers

This is my new twist on a traditional Salvadoran food, empanadas made out of plantains (empanadas de platano). In El Salvador, empanadas de platano are usually eaten coated with sugar. In this recipe I make a vanilla egg custard (leche poleada) that I use to both dip the empanadas into, as well as to fill […]