Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Word of the Day for Wednesday April 12, 2006


Dessert pastry
Vol-au-vent
A round or oval puff pastry case filled with a cooked savory mixture. It is made by rolling out the pastry, then cutting out a shape. Then half cutting a smaller shape in the center. When baked the center is removed and the crisp top is replaced over the filling.
English and French Origins.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks, I was unsure of that term.

Mandy said...

Hi there, thanks for visiting my blog. Vol-au-vents always remind me of parties or Christmas. Strange thing is, we always seem to fill them with chicken ragout lol

Mandy :)