Thursday, November 20, 2014

MaD Cooking Show Croque en Bouche

Love this bit of information on this dessert from an article about Julia Child

During an appearance on Martha Stewart's Christmas show, Child and her host both made croque-en-bouche, a traditional French pastry shaped like a Christmas tree.
'What I really understood from Julia Child was that if you really, really want something you shouldn't let anything get in your way'
'The one Martha made looked like she'd collaborated with Euclid,' says Geoffrey Drummond, who was Child's executive producer throughout the 1990s. 'Julia's looked like the leaning tower of croque-en-bouche. I didn't think about it at the time. Julia could make a perfect croque-en-bouche. But she wanted to show that it didn't have to be.'


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2141534/As-Julia-Childs-100th-birthday-approaches-em-grand-dame-real-cooking-challenged-inspired-women-everywhere.html#ixzz3JfiV0XUy


Here's our video along with some pictures of what will happen before you get the "mashed potatoes" stage.




It's never going to come together! I must have done something wrong!!


MMMM! Mashed potatoes!




Finished product!


If the embedded video doesn't work, you can find it here

http://youtu.be/WZZ4STKBs_4

You can find the recipe online here

http://thedaringkitchen.com/recipe/piece-montée


Let me know if you decide to make one for yourself!!

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