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The Sweet History of French Pastry

Satisfy your historical sweet tooth when pastry chef Keli Fayard shares a slice of French Pastry history. There's a whole buttertub of luscious lore behind such classics as eclairs, Croquembouche, and Paris Brest. And you'll marvel over the miracle of mousse cakes and who was the first to modernize these to-die-for treasures.

And while you listen, follow along here with Keli Fayard's visual presenation.

 

Recorded Saturday, January 31, 2009 at Kendall College.

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