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Cream puffs

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 24, 2012 | Category : All Bakery Goods, Cream Puffs & Croquembouche, Pastries

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Cocoa’s light, fluffy, crisp, supple, delicate, soft cream puffs are due to Pastry Chef Jessica Isaacs perfected recipe for pate du choux pastry. ‘Choux’ in French means cabbage, as the puffs roughly resemble the leafy green. It is believed that Catherine Medici’s chef invented the pastry in the 1500s. Cocoa...
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Croquembouche

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 24, 2012 | Category : All Bakery Goods, Cream Puffs & Croquembouche, Pastries

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Croquembouche is a popular treat in France and Italy at weddings, baptisms and other special occasions. The dessert is a cone of cream puffs piled high and held together by spun caramel. The name roughly translates to “crunch in the mouth”, and is believed to have been invented by “the...
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