Le Pigeonnier du Perron
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... then proceeded to demonstrate a few 'over the top' presentation techniques that illustrate the precision, creativity and finesse exhibited by professional pastry chefs.
Sidney put a layer of glaze on Tuesday's layered mousse dessert that looked like a chocolate mirror. All of the components that we have been working on over the course of the week are starting to come together. Can't wait for the grande finale tomorrow night!!!
Another spectacular day......
In addition to the scrumptious components of yesterday's breakfast, today we enjoyed the most gorgeously sinful eggs ever created.....and the only ingredients were fresh eggs scrambled in butter!
Today we took on frozen desserts and savoury breads.
The morning was spent baking our pastry shells from ...
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 ...
... interesting but when you are hanging out for a cold frothy a touch hard to take . The beer problem was solved by a visit to a wine bar at the end of the street, actually we lucked in as it looked good & we decided on a quick pre dinner drink , beer for moi & a Vouvray wine for Madame , we elected to share a cheese platter : 1/2 of the best camerbert ever ,Rochefort, chèvre ,and one from the Jura region plus bread ok good idea,no room for dinner so ordered the charcuterie plate ...
... found it
to be full, this is the first time I have attempted to park in a town and not
immediately find somewhere suitable. It has so far been very easy driving and
parking in France, unlike England where I find it terribly stressful taking the
'van' into towns. Luckily though I found parking just opposite. The town was
way below at the foot of the hill alongside the Loire, but ...