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Number cake with choux

When our friend turned 50 and I asked him what was his favorite cake he answered immediately: the Paris-Brest. So I didn’t have to think twice regarding the birthday cake: a number cake made of choux filled with praliné cream, and as he really loves praliné, I...

Chocolate choux

I love choux pastries, when they are perfectly round, airy and not cracked… I always have a little stock of choux in my freezer, cooked and ready to be filled. So when I have last-minute guests, I don’t panic, I prepare a smooth pastry cream (chocolate one...

Chestnut & pecan nut eclairs

Choux pastries are the first classic pastry I have ever prepared. It is easy  when you respect a few rules. I like to prepare the classic ones, but also to play with flavors and add textures to create unique versions. For those ones, I had some nougats  that we...

Pistachio & apricot eclairs

Choux pastries are the first classic pastry I have ever prepared. It is easy  when you respect a few rules. I like to prepare the classic ones, but also to play with flavors and add textures to create unique versions. For those ones, I had some nougats  that we...