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The most sophisticated chestnut pie in the world.
A sweet tart made from white wine and sugar, very popular around my parts.
I had eaten these dumplings only once, when I was 12, but boy did they make an impression! Such a rich combination of gorgeous juicy sweet prunes covered in a soft potato-based simmered dough.
This gorgeous, juicy vanilla-flavored apple pie is said to have been winning pie contests in the Midwest for decades. One of the first recipes I ever found on the web!
Lenôtre offers high-end non-professional pastry classes in Paris. Are they worth the time and money? Who attends? What do you actually learn? Read my account of a Brioche and Kugelhopf class at Lenôtre's school on the Champs-Elysées.
Cannelés Bordelais Popular
Easily one of my top 10 favorite pastries, these humble-looking little crepe dough tumblers are very tricky to make right. Here is how they make it at Lenôtre.
Homemade Pistachio Paste Popular
Pistachio paste is used to flavor ice creams, pastries or custards. Yesterday, I made my own from scratch using Pierre Hermé's instructions. Amazing!
Making Your Own Meringues Very Popular
Meringue is the most obvious pastry to bake when you have too many egg whites, and yet many home chefs are frightened to try homemade meringues. See how easy they are if you go by the book.
Visiting Pierre Hermé's Pastry Shop in Paris Very Popular
Pierre Hermé is the king of French pastry. His tiny boutique in Paris is so successful that people stop to ask why there is queue. See what's inside!