from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small round cream puff.
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- n. A small, hollow case of choux pastry with a filling
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- n. a small hollow pastry that is typically filled with cream and covered with chocolate
I was surprised that he ate the profiterole after the inital touching and poking, and still asked for more.
I just assumed a profiterole fell on the ‘e’ and the 60 year old scotch prevented you from noticing.
After finishing my light Friars club dinner of prime rib and chocolate profiterole, I screwed up my courage, walked over to his table and introduced myself to him as a fan.
"Great Cotes de Rhone, isn't it?" he asked, diving into a profiterole.
They just did these in the last season of Master Chef (in Oz). choux pastry, filled with cream or custard (the ever tasty profiterole) are dipped in caramel and arranged in a cone mould, and decorated with some additional caramel spun over the piece. additional decorations may be added (they did sugar butterflies for the competition).
And they would work great as a dessert not unlike the gougre cousin, the profiterole, served hot, dusted with cinnamon sugar, with warm ganache and ice cream.
A different take on the cream puff/clair is the profiterole, which sandwiches ice cream and gets a dose of chocolate sauce on top.
The crumb also allows such preparations as this or the sweet profiterole to be stuffed with a savory or sweet filling.
The RANDOM WOMAN abandons the profiterole, and makes for the dance floor.
I had a glazed duck pastry, twelve hour braised lamb, and a giant profiterole for dessert.
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