Nesselrode Pudding

The Nesselrode Pudding isn't much to look at, but it is so delicious and delicate that it has become a command performance since its debut at the first Old Colony Club Twelfthnight Party in 2002.

I got the recipe from the Escoffier Cookbook, but that's something of an adventure in itself. Old Auguste was not a marvel of clarity and the recipe is pretty tricky reading. I will post an easier-to-follow recipe here soon.

The basic idea is simple: combine some whipped cream flavored with Maraschino liqueur with a Bavarian Cream flavored with chestnut puree. The result is sublime.