Pâte sucrée (sweetcrust pastry, sweet dough, or sweet paste) is made with the addition of sugar, which sweetens the mix and impedes the gluten strands, creating a pastry that breaks up easily in the mouth.
Category: Pastries Recipes
Mangosteen is a beautiful Thai fruit and because it contains so many antioxidants, mangosteen also offers numerous health benefits. If you can’t find it, lychees make a perfect substitution and are available canned as well as fresh. Clafouti is an old-style dessert originally from France, a cloud-like type of custard made with fresh fruit.
Information on ethnic empanada variations and how to make a basic empanada dough.