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Would choux like an eclair?

Would choux like an eclair?

Another week, another Great British Bake Off inspired post. Week 7 saw the bakers tackle pastry, in the form of pastry parcels, the three and a half hour technical challenge to make the unpronounceable Kouign-amann, culminating in the show stopper challenge of eclairs, which I chose to tackle this week. Choux pastry really isn’t something I … Continue reading

Vanilla Custard Slice

Vanilla Custard Slice

My attempt at one of my childhood favourite sweet treats, the Vanilla Custard Slice. They were hard work, but worth it. Forget the rubbery custard you get in the shop bought ones, these ones use a smooth, vanilla bean enriched creme pâtissière and homemade puff pastry. Continue reading