I think its use can be expanded to pastries and cakes as well, and I can't wait to try it out. But in the meantime I think I'm just going to dip myself into the bowl above and lie in it for a while. I'm sure Cleopatra would approve...
Homemade Ashta/Clotted Cream
2 cups half-and-half
2 slices white bread, crusts removed
1 heaped tsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp orange blossom water
1 tsp rose water
1. Dice the bread.
2. Heat milk, add cornstarch, sugar and bread pieces whilst stirring.
3. Reduce heat to low, and continue stirring until milk starts to thicken and become lumpy.
4. Remove from heat, add flavourings.