Yorkshire pudding could become Gougere
, and roast beef could be, erm, beef Bourgignon.
Dinner started out with tartare of prime beef with Korean paste gochujang, avocado, and mustard seed, followed by veloute of celery root with pancetta marmalade, gougere
, and pear.
More international treats include Gougere
Puffs from France, Poffertjes from Holland, and Golden Sherry and orange Ebelskivers from Spain.
Cheese and pastry go back years, and form many of the traditional pre-dinner appetisers, from the good old cheese straw to the choux pastry magnificence of the classic gougere
Put the matzoh meal in the water, remove from the fire, and beat as you would for a gougere
or put it in the food processor.
is made of choux pastry, just like a profiterole but normally has a savoury filling inside it instead of sweet.
buns, melting and fluffy with a good tang of cheese, were provided with the pre-lunch drink as we looked through the menu.