Oh yes, this time I’ve really struck gold. Or caramel, whatever. But seriously, this flan recipe is probably the best I’ve had so far, and I love flan.
Hey, did you know that flan originally got its start with the ancient Romans? This dish was usually prepared with savory ingredients instead of a dessert as you’ll see it today. For example, eel flan was a popular option.
(Hmm… recipe ideas…. just kidding).
This dish was brought over to Spain during the Roman rule of Europe, but the caramel sauce wasn’t added until it reached France. Not to be confused with creme brulee, which has a hard caramel shell on top. …