Meringue Floating in Crème Anglaise (Île Flottante)

Meringue Floating in Crème Anglaise
Meringue Floating in Crème Anglaise (Île Flottante)Matt Taylor-Gross

Sprinkled on top of these delicate meringues—which float in a vanilla custard—are praline roses, caramel-coated almonds dyed a bright pink. The color's a bit shocking, but they're a staple of Lyonnaise pâtisseries and lend a nice crunch and color to this white-on-white backdrop.

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