Puff pastry is a type of light, flaky pastry made from a dough of flour, butter, and water. The dough is rolled out and folded several times to create many layers of butter and dough, which gives the finished product its flaky texture. Puff pastry is used to make a variety of pastries, from the traditional French classic, the croissant, to sweet treats like danishes and turnovers. Puff pastry can also be used to make savory dishes, such as beef Wellington and spinach and feta pies. Read on for news, articles, and videos about puff pastry.
It's been over five years since I wrote about my first Breville oven, calling it the perfectly even oven. My test was to pipe a spiral of cream puff pastry to see how it browned and it was perfectly even. I have been so enamored of this oven, I have since purchased one as a wedding gift and another
This galette des Rois (French Kings' Cake), is made with store bought puff pastry and filled with almond paste and marzipan. However, you can use homemade puff pastry and any other filling you like.