Sweetbreads, Veal Jus and Almond Puree

Sweetbreads, Veal Jus and Almond Puree Sweetbreads are a type of offal that consists of the thymus glands and pancreas from veal or lamb. Unlike other offals such as heart and kidneys that have a strong rust-like and musty taste, sweetbreads in contrast are mild and creamy, similar to that of calf brains. While slightly…

Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest (Almond Choux Pastry with Crème Mousseline) The Paris-Brest-Paris was a long-distance cycling event (1200km) that was first organised in 1891 by a French Journalist by the name of Pierre Giffard in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, as a circulation aid for parisian newspapers. It was Pierre Giffard, who requested that Louis Durand, the pâtissier of Maisons-Laffitte in Yvelines, create…