Puff pastry

The Saint Honoré

 

Jewel of the smart Parisian cakes, I propose you a gluten-free and milkfree version of the traditional Saint Honoré !

A marvel ... without false modesty. Make the effort to prepare it, wait until it is perfectly cold before enjoying it and you will fall in love with this cake for sure.

I won’t make any more comments. Reach the shopping list and the video of the recipe just below. 

The Saint Honoré was created in 1848 by the famous baker named Chiboust whom bakery was on a street called the Saint Honoré street. Also, Saint Honoré is in the catholic calendar the holy guardian of bakers so Chiboust decided to call his cake with the name of his own holy guardian.
— A little bit of history
 

WARNING, if you're a beginner, watch first the video about tips to success your choux pastry and cook first something easiest like eclairs or nuns.

About Puff pastry

You will find here a collection of all typical french pastries made with puff pastry or choux (french word) pastry. I will update this article regularly so think to take a peek here by time to time. 

I gather all my recipes on this theme here and in a progressive way, from the simplest to the most complex. By clicking on the images you are directly redirected on the youtube video.

  1. Tips about choux pastry
  2. Chocolate éclairs
  3. Coffee cream puff
  4. Saint Honoré

 

The recipes

Coffee cream puff

Today, I propose you to cook  a really typical french dessert the coffee cream puff. We call it in french Religieuses which means litteraly nuns or sisters. 

Before beginning, specially if you are a beginner, I highly recommend you to watch first the video about tips you have to know to success. It's really important to listen to my advices to avoid to fail. And also it's better to begin by the recipe of the chocolate eclairs.

Because of their feminin curves and their white colarettes, these cakes look like sisters in a covent. It's why they are called nuns ! Cook them and you will impressed your friends. They are very very good, specially for the coffee break at the end of the lunch.

Chocolate eclairs

The first recipe of the year is a great classic in france. We are used to eat it at the end of the sunday familial lunch or for the tea time. Everybody appreciate it !

Chocolate eclairs glutenfree and milkfree recipes

Before beginning, specially if you are a beginner, I highly recommend you to watch first the video below about tips you have to know to success. It's really important to listen to my advices to avoid to fail.

Even without wheat flour and without milk we can cook delicious pastries. You doubt it ? Cook this recipe and enjoy it. And I bet you will change the way you see your glutenfree diet. No more sadness here ! You will discover that the greed is also glutenfree ! Let's build up a new adjective. These eclairs worth it. Let's talk about "glutenfreed" chocolate eclairs !