A Quick Overview Of Mille Feuille
'Mille-feuille' means 'a thousand leaves', or or more precisely 'Thousand Leaf'. This French dessert is made up of 3 layers of puff-pastry, sandwiching 2 layers of 'crème pâtissière' with a layer of fondant icing and toasted almond slivers on top. This is a traditional Mille Feuille, but there are numerous variations on the theme - the most common is pastry layered with whipped cream and berries.
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- pâte feuilletée - puff pastry.
The Italian equivalent is 'Mille Foglie'.