December 2014

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Our Guide to Traditional French Cakes French Cakes are now found in patisseries’ across Australia and baking these delectable goodies is definitely something that takes a lot of skill, practice and patience. French recipes lay a lot of stress on using the finest and the freshest ingredients and that becomes the starting-point of learning good old’ French-styled baking.

history-of-the-croquembouche A croquembouche or in French- croquenbouche is a type of pièce montée and is generally served at baptisms and weddings as well as at first communions. This high cone made of profiteroles (choux that is filled with delicious pastry cream), is sometimes also dipped in chocolate & bound with caramel.