97 Chocolate Éclair

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The Chefs' Knowledge: The modern culinary repertoire

By Chandos Elletson

Published 2022

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The éclair is the ultimate piece of patisserie. It’s simplicity hides its technical challenges and presents the chef with an ultimatum: do you dare take me on? A really fine éclair is a work of art and would sit happily on any menu whether dessert or afternoon tea. There are endless ways of decorating an éclair which can enhance the traditional method. The stage is set. The choice is yours.

An éclair is choux pastry filled with creme patisserie. It sounds easy and up to this point t