martes, 24 de noviembre de 2009

Palmier, or The two Ingredient Cookie.

Image by foooooey

Yep, thats right, Palmiers are  just puff pastry rolled with sugar, they are simple yet genius.

All you need is a quality puff pastry made only with butter and sugar:

Puff pastry by balise42

They are called Palmiers (Palm in french) because  their shape reminds you  of palm leaves:

Photo by Zigar

How to make Palmiers:


jueves, 19 de noviembre de 2009

Quick Look: Paris Brest

Photo by zoyachubby

This delicious dessert was created to celebrate the bicycle race between Paris and Brest.

Photo by fuzzytnth3

The ring shape is to  meant to simply represent a bicycle wheel:

Photo by yoppy

Hazelnut Paris-Brest

miércoles, 18 de noviembre de 2009


Vacherin is a dessert made with meringue filled with whipped cream, fruits, and sometimes with ice cream, there are two basic ways you can make it, by stacking rings of meringue so the can be used like a bowl for ice cream , or by alternating layers of meringue and filling them with whipped cream and strawberries or raspberries.

For recipes you can go here:

Frozen Vacherin Torte with Rhubarb Cream and Strawberries

lunes, 9 de noviembre de 2009

For a Special Ocasion Try Croquembouche

Photo by Eric Baker

A crunchy cake made of pastry filled profiteroles covered in caramel, Croquembouche is a mouth watering creation, why not give it  a try.

 Photo by yajico

Chef Armstrong Shows us how to make Croquembouche:


Photo by carabou


Gale Gand Croquembouche Recipe