Chocolate Mille-Feuilles

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Appears in
Shaun Hill's Cookery Book

By Shaun Hill

Published 1990

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Substituting cocoa powder for a little of the flour in puff pastry will produce crisp chocolate mille-feuilles. The flavour, though distinct, is delicate, so avoid cluttering the dish with colourful fruit; even the usually compatible orange or cherries will upstage the pastry. A few toasted almond flakes or hazelnuts would be all right but best of all is to explore a chocolate theme throughout and serve the pastry, still warm, with cocoa pastry cream filling and a few shavings of dark choco