Tag Archives: Puff Pastry

Tourte Milanese – A Meal en Croute

Good to see you again, Ms. Tourte Milanese! You’re looking as beautiful as ever! Yes, there is a story behind that unusual welcome to an edible, inanimate object.  I’m weird, but not that weird.  I hope. Remember when I told you … Continue reading

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Raspberry Mousse Almond Praline Napoleons (Mille Feuille) for Pink October

This is the second Halloween in a row that I don’t have a Halloween post.  I have had the most ghoulish, bloody cake idea braising in my brain fluids for two years, based on the movie, The Shining, but I … Continue reading

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Individual Beef Wellingtons

Where’s the Beef? It’s in the pastry! I love miniature versions of well known dishes, and these spinach, mushroom, roasted pepper and cheese filled individual Beef Wellingtons are one of my favorite takes on classic Beef Wellington. Anything Wellington or … Continue reading

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Homemade Puff Pastry and Vols-Au-Vents

How to Make Puff Pastry The real Puff Daddy, right? “You’re tall, do your exercises by the window where the ledge you can hold onto is higher”; “You’re tall, can you grab that off the shelf for me?”.  HUH? This is … Continue reading

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