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Floating islands

Floating islands

By Michel Roux Jr.

A classic French comfort food, floating islands (or îles flottantes) are meringues poached in custard and topped with a caramel sauce. Michel Roux shows you how easy it is to whip up this elegant dinner party dessert.

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