Basque Cheesecake

What Is Basque Cheesecake? Unlike classic New York cheesecake, Burnt Basque cheesecake isn't smooth or dense; instead, the dessert—baked at a high temperature—is light and scorched and caramelized on the top with a rich, gooey interior. Although the name makes it sound like it has a long history, Basque Cheesecake was created in 1990 by chef Santiago ...