Coffee Semifreddo "Drowned" in Espresso: Affogato al Caffe
DirectionsCoffee Cream Anglaise:
In a bowl, combine the sugar and the yolks until smooth. Add the milk and cream to this and stir thoroughly. Pour this mixture into a small saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture coats the back of a spoon. Add the espresso and stir completely.
Pour sauce in a bowl and place over another bowl filled with ice and water. Cool completely and serve.
Recipe courtesy Mario Batali, 2001