Specialist: pastries

From the quiz on 3/2/15.

  1. What type of pastry is used to make profiteroles? Choux

  2. Which French dessert, also called a Napoleon and with a name literally meaning “thousand leaves”, consists of multiple layers of thin puff pastry and crème pâtissière? Mille-feuille

  3. Which Greek dish, with a name literally meaning “spinach pie”, consists of filo pastry stuffed with spinach and feta cheese? Spanakopita

  4. In 2013, which hybrid pastry was invented by New York–based chef Dominique Ansel and released to worldwide acclaim? Cronut

  5. What is the literal meaning of “strudel”, the Austrian dessert that consists of a baked roll of thin filo pastry, typically with a fruit filling? Whirlpool/eddy

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