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Updated on Dec 22, 2019. Posted on Jul 26, 2016

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Pastry Chef?

It's time for ~choux~ to find out.

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    A chocolate ganache consists of chocolate and cream.

  2. 2. There are lots of variations on it, but what fruit is traditionally used in Tarte Tatin?

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    Apples are traditionally used in Tarte Tatin.

  3. 3. Which of these contains dough that has been "laminated"?

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    Vol-au-vents use puff pastry, a laminated pastry dough, meaning its layers of dough and butter are repeatedly rolled and folded.

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    A mille feuille contains puff pastry.

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    The ratio is half fat to flour, so use half as much fat as you do flour.

  6. 6. Which of these uses yeast-leavened dough?

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    Croissants use a yeast-leavened dough.

  7. 7. Which of these is religieuse?

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    Religieuse consits of two choux pastries, one larger one and one smaller one, stacked on top of each other.

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    Filo is known for having a tendency to dry out quickly, which is why unused sheets are sometimes covered with clingfilm.

  9. 9. For which of these dishes might you use the "rubbing in" (mixing the fat and flour with your hands) method of mixing dough?

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    The "rubbing in" method is a popular one for shortcrust pastry.

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