Swan Shaped Choux Cygnes
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Choux Pastry Swans a French Baker’s Challenge

Originating in 1540, choux pastry is used to make countless French pastries. This type of pastry has the ability to form a number of different shapes – even swans! Choux Pastry Swans an incredibly beautiful option to make for any occasion. They are delicate and elegant, with a retro flair …

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French Pastry Religieuses au café
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Religieuses au Café: French Pastry for Bakers

Despite their amazing taste, the religieuses au café have recently been looked over by bakery lovers because they are not as easy to eat on the go as choux or éclairs are. You can even find specialized pastry boutiques in Paris, such as Popelini or l’éclair de Genie. The name means”nun” …

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Far Banane Flan
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Easy Banana Flan: A Twist on Far Breton

Delphine, the owner of Crêpes, Cidre et Companie, in Aix en Provence, is a lovely blend of Spanish roots and a childhood spent in northern France. She recreates her Bretonaise recipes daily at 23, rue de la Cépède in Aix. Her crêpes and galettes (savoury crêpes) are made with love. …

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Almond biscuits Tuiles aux amandes effilées
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Recipe for Sweet French Almond Biscuits

Perfect to use as an ice cream garnish, enjoy with your coffee and a café gourmand, or as a snack. Tuiles aux amandes are a fun and creative way to add a little sweetness to your day. Named after the shape of roof tiles that they resemble, the crunchy texture …

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April Fools' Puff Pastry Poisson d'Avril
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No Joke! Make this April Fools’ Pastry the Poisson d’Avril feuilleté

The French love the flaky, sweet Galette des Rois (that we enjoy in January) so much that they find excuses to eat more of it all year long. For example, this recipe for the fish-shaped pastry is a creative take on the beloved Galette des Rois. While it might not …

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