Custards are my favorite desserts. In my family, we always had some sort of custard and a chocolate dessert on Sundays. Most of my siblings and cousins would go for the chocolate. My Nana and I would go for the custard.
You can also find this recipe in my cookbook: Paleo Italian Cooking
** How to cut a vanilla bean--Take a sharp paring knife and place in vanilla bean pod on a cutting board. Slice the pod lengthwise and open in the center. Scrape the pod from one end to the other by sliding the knife inside the center and the vanilla will pile up on your knife. Add to the custard! **