David Stokes
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I am the choux pastry queen! How dare I say that? Well, even Stephanie Alexander used my recipe in her legendary Cook’s Companion. Choux pastry (or pâte à choux as the French call it) is so versatile for simple sweet and savoury treats from cream puffs, eclairs & gougère to more elaborate creations such as the croquembouche, religieuse or

Paris Brest with Triple Berry Jam, Rosewater Cream & Spun Sugar.

Mary Berry’s Religieuses – Technical Challenge

A French favourite – choux pastry buns filled with a smooth vanilla crème patissiere (pastry cream) and coated with dark chocolate ganache

Josselin Castle ~ is a medieval castle built in the 11th century and rebuilt at various times since, Brittany, France

Josselin Castle ~ is a medieval castle built in the century and rebuilt at various times since, Brittany, France.I think I spent time here in another life.

Momma bird

This piping plover may look like it has many legs, but it is taking its four newborns under its wing to keep them warm. Photographer Michael Milicia - Saw this same thing with a Killdeer mom ther other day. Made me smile!