Tag Archives: Pastry

Tartine

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Maison Kayser has opened a branch in New York. We checked it out last weekend and give it high marks. It’s a lot larger than any Kayser I’ve been to in Paris, … Continue reading

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Soyez des nôtres

French pastry chef Gaston Albert Célestin Lenôtre was born on May 28, 1920 on a small farm in Normandy. Both of his parents had been cooks at prestigious establishments in Paris, but his father’s illness forced the family to return … Continue reading

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Le Mois du Millefeuille

From September 12 to October 9, it’s Le Mois du Millefeuille (luh mwah due meelfoy), or “the month of the thousand leaves” in France. In North America, we call these flaky pastries filled layered with cream “Napoleons” for some obscure … Continue reading

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