Some call it a sauce, others call it a custard. It does have the consistency of a sauce, but it is made with the ingredients of a custard. Translated literally, it is an English cream...
Crème Anglaise is a big part of the traditional Floating Island, but it is also delicious with fresh berries, poached pears, peaches, and figs.
Wait until you have it with chocolate torte or chocolate mousse, and you will know what a true French dessert tastes like!