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Cream Puffs with Coffee and Drambuie Mousse

Yesterday, I promised you dessert. And here it is: small cream puffs filled with a coffee and liquor based mousse. These are delicate wonders, to be made and consumed on the same day. Creating them is relatively easy. Consuming them is not a problem at all. This recipe comes from Egg by Michel Roux. Yesterday’s…

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Poached Eggs on Onion Tartlets

A superior chef and cookbook author is rare. When you find one, your loyalty quickly builds and your interest in all their work intensifies. Last fall, I blogged Pastry by Michel Roux [cookingbythebook.com/blog/cookbook-reviews/pastry-savory-sweet] because this master chef had created a marvelous pastry book, organized by pasty types and filled with rapturous recipes.  Going back in…

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Pastry: Savory and Sweet

Have you ever looked at a perfect picture in a new cookbook and just wanted to lick the page?  And then you pause and say, “It’s SOOO beautiful.  I could never do that myself.  And even if it came out looking great, would it taste great?”  Beauty to the eye and to the tongue is…

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