Melt the butter with 2 tablespoons flour and simmer
for 3 minutes while stirring. Add 2 cups of milk and bring this to the
boil, keep stirring. Switch off the heat and add the cheese and the
cream; stir well. Stir fry the spinach and chop it. Add half of the
cheese sauce and stir. Stir fry the onion and the mushrooms for a few
minutes. Add the cream cheese, 1/4 of the cheese sauce and one egg and
pepper and salt to taste. Beat the remaining eggs, milk and flour together
crĂ¨pes from this batter, as thin as possible. Put a
crĂ¨pe in an oven dish, distribute a thin
layer of mushroom mixture, add a
crĂ¨pe, add a thin layer of spinach.
Repeat until all has finished, pour the remaining cheese sauce on top.
15 minutes at 175 degrees
If "ŕ la Florentine" is added to the name of a dish,
this means spinach is used and often also white sauce. For Italians,
"alla Fiorentina" is different, it means that something is prepared
the original way from Florence. Thus, you can even prepare
spinach "alla Fiorentina".
This is a simple version of one of the recipes of
Julia Childs that Julie struggles with in the book and film "Julie and