5 FUN FACTS ABOUT NATIONAL PEACH MELBA DAY
1. Melba was apprehensive about trying this dish.
The ice cream in the peach melba scared her, but the raspberry sauce warmed the icy ingredients, allowing her to enjoy the meal without endangering her voice.
2. Deconstruction of Peach Melba.
A deconstructed peach melba was served as the last meal at the legendary Spanish restaurant El Bulli just before it closed in 2012 as a tribute to Escoffier.
3. More Options.
There are more dishes for Melba Escoffier also designed a special dish for Melba to help her lose weight: a thin, low-calorie toast.
4. Peach Melba on T.V.
Amos Burton from "The Expanse" gives another character the nickname "Peaches" as a play on that person's alias, Melba Koh.
5. Getting peach-colored skin.
Peaches must be cooked in boiling water, then quickly dipped into ice water, drained, and the peel removed before being added to the dessert.
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