For the trained eye, those adept at baking and pastry making (hopefully not, because I need some encouragement here but I’m ready and could use some constructive criticism), this tart will show some basic execution flaws, like the walls aren’t thin enough or tall enough, and the filling doesn’t reach the edge of the crust […]
5 min easy flaky pie crust? I say yes.
I’ve been playing with flour and butter for some time now. I had recently attempted a take on blue cheese and raisins gougères, it was quite a disaster honestly, don’t tell anyone. What you can tell everyone is that boiling some water, melting some butter and adding some flour while stirring really really fast can […]
Pie Crust, Pâte Brisée 101. A must learn.
This is one extremely versatile dough anyone serious about baking and cooking should learn. Some examples of traditional pastry doughs: Pate Brisee or Pie crust: 300 flour 200g butter, very cold 60g-80g cold water 1/ tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar Feuilletage Rapide or Classique, the famous puff pastry in both versions: 500g flour 500g butter […]