Flan's origin can be traced to ancient Rome, when the first domesticated egg-laying chickens yielded an abundance of eggs that inspired new dishes, including an early version of flan. Other types of flan include coffee flan, cheese flan, leche flan and english custard flan. Flan by definition is "a custard dessert coated with caramel, similar to crème caramel." Learn how to make this elegant dish at home to serve after a delicious dinner. You're sure to impress your family and friends. We have collected the most delicious and best selling recipes from around the world. Enjoy!