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To quote The Simpsons: Best. Day. Ever!
Today we tackled 4 of the biggest M's in pastry:
- Madelines and
Desserts often require the production of multiple individual components that are brought together into a delicious creation at the end of the process. That statement ...
... creme brulee, vanilla amarula ice cream and the smoothest sorbet that I have ever tasted.
We created and sampled contrasting breads: soft dinner rolls (melt in your mouth) and fougasse (a great dipping bread). It was a great experience being able to directly compare (taste) different types of recipes to see how each could best be used.
What a fantastic first day!
After a breakfast of freshly baked croissant, aromatic French cheese and saucisson, we dove right into making a praline pastry cream.
What followed was a tour of the major players of French pastry - puff pastry, pate sablee (to make a creme brûlée tart), choux pastry, profiteroles and crouqembouche. We even made a sourdough base bread (from apples!) to use later in the ...
... was being held by the French Resistance. The Germans decided to take retribution against the inhabitants of Oradour. On the above date, they sealed off the town and gathered up all the males and led them to a barns where they were all shot in the legs. When none of them could move they were covered with fuel and burnt alive. The woman and children were taken to the village church and an incendiary device was ignited. When they tried ...
... in England, here
in France I did not see anybody drunk or any loutish behaviour, even though
this event was held in the middle of town on a Saturday afternoon, open to all and only
4€ everybody was having fun and being very convivial. Such a pity I could not
join in,if I could have stayed in Chinon for the night I would have, but I had
tickets for a show back in Saumer.
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