Pour milk into a pan and bring it to a boil. In a saucepan, mix the egg yolks with the sugar. Add the sifted flour and continue mixing. Gradually add the boiling milk until the mixture is thick. Transfer the cream into a bowl, cover it with plastic wrap and let it cool.
Procedure for the crumble.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Chop the almonds with a meat tenderizer or a blender. Pour the almond grains into a bowl with butter, flour and sugar. Knead vigorously with your fingertips. Spread the mixture on a baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes.
Procedure for pears.
Soak the raisins. Meanwhile, peel the pears and cut them into cubes. Brown the pears in a pan over low heat with a knob of butter. Add a spoonful of sugar, the raisins, and sprinkle with a squeeze of lemon. Cook for about 10 minutes, until the pears appear to be soft and juicy.
Using a pastry cutter, spread 2 tablespoons of custard on the bottom of the plate. Arrange a layer of pears on top. Cover everything with the almond crumble and decorate with a few drops of Delizia Estense PDO Balsamic Vinegar of Modena aged 25 years.
Pears are extremely rich in nutrients: they consist of water for 80% of their volume and they contain a wide array of precious substances such as vitamins, minerals, fibers, and antioxidants. Furthermore, their sweet, sugary taste makes them a delicacy for both adults and children. Regular consumption contributes to physical well-being and stimulates digestive activity. In addition, pears contain very few calories and are suitable for light afternoon snacks.