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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 ...
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 ...
... they were machined gunned.
Altogether 247 woman, 190 men and 205 children perished in the most awful circumstances.
Oradour now has a museum to commemorate the atrocity and the original village has been retained and is now a memorial. A new town has been built nearby.
We first visited the museum which is a collection of photo's regarding Hitlers rise to power, his subsequent conquest of most of ...
... cat who looked just like Boubi, only much friendlier.
On the way back to Chinon we stopped just for a photo op of Ussé castle. I was excited to see it because I have a computer game that is partly set in Ussé castle; in real life it actually looks just like the game! Ussé castle is also called le Chateau de la Belle au Bois Dormant (i.e., Sleeping Beauty Castle) and apparently inspired the fairy tale written by Charles Perrault.
When we ...