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Old-fashioned dishes we'd love to see on menus once again

Lovefood Logo By Miriam Carey of Lovefood | Slide 2 of 34: Peach melba is a simple dessert of sweet poached peaches and tart raspberry sauce, served with vanilla ice cream. Created by Auguste Escoffier at The Savoy hotel in London at the end of the 19th century, it was named after Australian opera star Dame Nellie Melba. These days you’re unlikely to find it on dessert menus but we think the simple fruit and ice cream combination is timeless.

Peach melba

Peach melba is a simple dessert of sweet poached peaches and tart raspberry sauce, served with vanilla ice cream. Created by Auguste Escoffier at The Savoy hotel in London at the end of the 19th century, it was named after Australian opera star Dame Nellie Melba. These days you’re unlikely to find it on dessert menus but we think the simple fruit and ice cream combination is timeless.

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