Cinnamon puffs in a paper bag on a marble surface with coloured pencils and books.

Tuesdays with Dorie: One Bite Cinnamon Puffs from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie and is one I was interested in trying out – cinnamon puffs are basically chouquettes with a hint of cinnamon. Chouquettes are empty cream puffs sprinkled in pearl sugar (< affiliate link to the closest product I could find to the one … Read more

Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs topped with chocolate ganache and sprinkles.

Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs

Happy (nearly) Easter! Today’s recipe is a happy accident, inspired by one of my cooking club member’s sisters who cooks along with her brother some weeks (one silver lining of the pandemic is that I get to cook and bake with not just my students but also their families, as they are at home for … Read more

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French Fridays: Parisian gnocchi from My Paris Kitchen

Those of us who cooked our way through Dorie Greenspan’s Around my French Table made a version of this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen way back in 2011.  Gnocchi à la Parisienne is basically choux pastry, lightly poached in simmering water, then baked in béchamel sauce. Um, … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Crackle-Top Cream Puffs

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a version of a cream puff/ profiterole that has become quite popular in Paris over the past few years. Little balls of choux pastry topped with a “craquelin” topping (like a sweet shortcrust dough or, in this case, a brown sugar butter cookie dough) … Read more