Oeufs à la Neige - literally 'eggs in the snow' or île flottante (floating island) is meringue floating in crème anglaise (a vanilla custard). Spun caramelized sugar virtually hovers seductively on top. A light fluffy, oh so French dessert - c'est tres delicieux!
Floating Islands: Floating Islands - quenelles of poached meringue dusted with praline float dreamily on a vanilla custard. whoa. I think I might even give this a touch of....COCOA goodness! Maybe a hint of cinnamon ;-)
This gorgeous, light dessert is French and called "I'lle Flottante" literally translated to "Floating Island" which consists of Crème Anglaise, meringue and almond pralines Full recipe here: http://bakingismyzen.blogspot.com/2011/09/ile-flottante-floating-island-french.html