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Starting With a Challenge: Mini Croquembouche

Okay, I know that I said this blog would have mostly healthy recipes and I also said that all the recipes would be made in our dorm rooms. 1,905 more words



It was my dad’s birthday last week, and I decided to give myself a little challenge, and make a croquembouche. :)

I had never made one before, but find they always look really impressive, and wanted to try something different. 859 more words


Croquembouche challenge

I’ll happily admit it, I’m a MasterChef fan and although, sometimes I roll my eyes at how contrived it all seems, I still enjoy watching the contestants grow from great cooks to fantastic cooks. 363 more words

Heather Scott


To celebrate my one year anniversary, I wanted to push myself and make something special that summed up my journey so far.

Croquembouche was the first thing that sprang to mind. 515 more words

Pastry Basics

Croquembouche: A Tale by The Cook who Cuts Corners

So I croquembouched it.

I never intended to make one of these. Year after year I have witnessed MasterChef contestants stress, sweat and burn themselves through the pressure test that results in a croquembouche and have thought: Why would anyone want to do that to themselves? 1,492 more words

15- A Barbarian in Paris

Jean-Pierre, looking in a recipe book:

“I can’t find the recipe for chicken pie pie.”

Me:  “I think I know why…”

 It is a little-known fact that some barbarians wear dresses. 665 more words


Croquembouche tasting

We’re getting married in November and are having a Croquembouche instead of a wedding cake. 

It is surprisingly hard to find a croquembouche supplier in London who doesn’t charge upwards for £7 per head (for 3 choux buns) + delivery.  92 more words