ICELAND Frozen food has an undeserved bad image, but if you want proof it can be better than fresh, choux pastry
is a great example.
Profiteroles, eclairs or a croquembouche.
IT'S the Rocky Horror Choux pastry
- an event that promises to be hot-cross dressing fun.
FOR THE CHOUX PASTRY
150mls cold water 50g of butter cubed 60g of plain flour 2 eggs whisked FOR THE FILLING 275mls double cream 1 tsp of vanilla extract 1 banana, finely chopped FOR THE TOPPING 1 small pot of Nutella (I'm going to be honest - we used a large one
Later, his religieuse a l'ancienne - a centrepiece of eclairs shaped like a nun - had a total collapse, with his choux pastry
too light to support the weight.
For the showstopper, the cooks are challenged to make a Religieuse a l'Ancienne - three tiers of choux pastry
eclairs filled with creme patissiere.
pursuit that dangerous coast of South starring Russell challenged to make a a l'Ancienne - three choux pastry
eclairs creme patissiere.
We get a fistful of delicate choux pastry
, filled with sweet cream and topped with finely crumbled Oreo biscuits.
The first course featured airy choux pastry
filled with homemade duck liver pate, pomegranate reduction and almond emulsion.
They put basil in choux pastry
, so I had Basil Choux," says Benny.
All they have to do is master the final three challenges, including the execution of a perfect caramel choux pastry
, and the trophy is theirs Easy, isn't it?
A profiterole, cream puff (US), choux a la creme or Profitrol (Turkey) is a French dessert choux pastry
ball filled with whipped cream, pastry cream, custard, or (particularly in the US) ice cream.