118 Flaky Pastry

Preparation info
  • To make

    600 g

    of pastry
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Michel Guérard

Published 1978

  • About

La pâte feuilletée ‘A magic pastry’


Main ingredients

  • 250 g ( oz) fine flour
  • 50 g (


Making the basic pastry

A Using a food-processor

  1. Put the flour, 50 g (1¾ oz) butter, salt and water in the bowl. Blend for 25 seconds so that the ingredients ‘take’ and form a coherent mass.
  2. Remove the paste from the bowl, flatten it slightly with the hand and score the surface with the bl