Tag Archives: viennoiserie

Week 144: Dominique’s Kouign Amann (DKA)

Kouign-Amann is one of the most decadent viennoiserie I have ever tasted. Couple that with Dominique Ansel’s pastry magic, you have something short of pastry miracle. Ever since tasting this at his bakery last year, I have been working up … Continue reading

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Week 96: Brioche feuilletée

 These interesting rolls first appeared on Instagram, on some French patissier’s feed. A quick google yield some recipes, but they appear to all be from the same original recipe of one Philippe Contincini. I have not heard of him, but, I shall … Continue reading

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Week 45: Homemade croissant

So, I have finally got the chance to replicate the butter croissant recipe I learnt from the pastry class a few weeks ago and I am proud to say, it was a success!

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Week 42: Butter croissant

After many, many failed attempts at making my own puff pastry, and unimaginable amount of wasted butter, I finally decided I should get professional help. And recalling the pleasant experience in the macaron class at Palate Sensations cooking school, I … Continue reading

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Week 35: Croissant

So I found out, the secret to a successful batch of croissants, is a marble rolling pin!

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Week 26: Croissant

 I gave these another try, without wholewheat flour. Unfortunately, it did not turn out that great either. Maybe it is time I consider taking a class on puff pastries.

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Week 12: Croissant (2nd attempt)

Sometimes, I cursed my persistence. When it comes to croissants, persistence can be really expensive. Anyway, I came across this interesting recipe, where, on top of the ingredients and instructions, the writer also included her entire croissant making experience, together … Continue reading

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