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The Paris Brest

The Paris-Brest, a great classic of French pastry. Did you know that its round shape is the origin of the Paris-Brest bicycle race of 1891 and represents a bicycle wheel. Louis Durant, a pastry chef and baker from Maisons-Laffite made a crown-shaped pastry filled with praline cream and covered with flaked almonds in 1909. His ...

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