1 cup milk
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Butter cookies, accompaniment
In a medium heavy saucepan, combine 2 cups of the cream, the milk, sugar, and salt and bring to a gentle boil over medium heat, whisking to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat
In a medium bowl, combine the egg yolks and cornstarch and whisk until pale yellow in color.
Slowly add ½ cup of the hot cream mixture into the egg yolks, whisking constantly until smooth. Gradually…