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Steven Raichlen’s Planet Barbecue® Episode 103: Grilling from Across the Pond

Smoked, Torched Creme Brulee

When Columbus landed in what is now the Bahamas in 1492, he initiated an East-West culinary exchange that continues to this day. This show explores three European grill classics—each with a New World twist. From Wood-Grilled Gazpacho with Serrano Ham Crisps to a unique Pearl District Spiessbraten served with Jicama Salad. And for dessert? Spectacular Smoked, Torched Creme Brulée.

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Smoked, Torched Crème Brulee

The Spanish call crema catalana; for the French it’s crème brulee. It belongs in Planet Barbecue thanks to the use of live fire to burn its sugar topping to a candy crisp crust. The only thing that could make it better? A soulful blast of wood smoke. I give you torched, smoked crème brulee.

Smoked, Torched Creme Brulee

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