While frangipane cream is not very well known to the home baker, its mildly sweet flavor and versatile nature makes it a welcomed addition to any baker's repertoire. I tested Tartine's famous bakery's version of the recipe, to see what all the fuss is about.
Gougères are savory little puffs made from a simple variation on choux pastry. I was floored at how easy these pastries are to make and how impressive they are to eat, especially filled with ham and cheese. Read on for simple tips to make the process a little easier and get baking!