You can also use it to prepare the yummy Paris-Brest, which is a huge puff ring stuffed with flavored cream. This probably means the eclair is a product of food evolution.
The éclair originated during the nineteenth century in France where it was called "pain à la Duchesse" or "petite duchesse" until 1850.

It was one of the passwords used to enter the Headmaster's office while Albus Dumbledore was Headmaster of Hogwarts in 1996. Cadbury is one of the best-known and most-loved producers in chocolate’s almost 200-year-old history. Choux pastry is what is used to make éclairs, cream puffs and profiteroles, and. To check if they are done, press one of the éclairs – it shouldn’t be squishy, rather firm to the touch éclair definition is - a usually chocolate-frosted oblong pastry filled with whipped cream or custard.

The word is first attested both in English and in French in the 1860s. Put the éclairs in the oven and bake for 15 minutes. Explore our timeline and discover some tasty facts about us, our products and our philosophy of spreading joy. About eclairs. The Cadbury Story. Today, other than éclairs at one’s local patisserie, gougères served as an amouse-bouche in Burgundy, and croquembouches, stacks of profiteroles glued together with caramel, served for celebrations, many of the classic dishes based on pâté a choux are seldom found. History.

He was the chef to the Queen of France, Catherine De Medicis in 1545.
Do not mistake Choux pastry for only sweets; you can add some cheese … The History of Éclairs A cook book by Massialot, “The Royal and Bourgeois Cook”was the inspiration for the recipes using pastry cream and pate a choux when they created by Chef Popelini in 1535.

The food history encyclopedias (including the Larousse Gastronomique) and reference books all describe eclairs but provide little if any details regarding their origin. Some food historians speculate that éclairs were first made by Antonin Carême (1784–1833), the famous French chef. Toffee Eclairs are small wrapped toffee sweets with a chocolate centre. Turn the oven down to 190°C/gas mark 5 and continue to bake until they are golden brown, about 8-10 minutes more.