Pecan Tuiles

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook

By Downton Abbey

Published 2020

  • About

Tuiles, French for “tiles,” are wafer-thin cookies arced to mimic the roof tiles on French country homes. The well-traveled members of the Crawley household would likely have been just as familiar with the delicate rounded sweets served in the best patisseries as they were with French architectural style. Pecans made their way to Europe from North America in the sixteenth century with returning Spanish explorers. Although tuiles are traditionally made with almonds, an innovative Pari