Introduction to making Pithiviers

Question. What is Pithiviers?
Answer. Pithiviers is a french dessert made of two round discs of puff pastry, with a filling in between. The dough on top is decorated with spiral lines with a knife.

Pithiviers french dessert, how to make


What you will learn from this lesson

  • how to make puff pastry dough
  • Terminology used to make puff pasty dough
  • Assembly of Pithiviers


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All the recipes in our course are given by weight and percentages. The advantage of having a recipe in percentages is of extreme importance. You can alter the size of the recipe to any size you wish, and most importantly you can make recipe comparisons to notice the effects of ingredients between recipes.

In this lesson you will be introduced to the following terminologies;

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