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Friday's Unscientific Poll: Battle of the Choux [20160506|11:07]
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Poll #2044063 Battle of the Choux

Choux fight! Who will win?


In other news, Boaty McBoatface, the submarine, is to live on the RRS Sir David Attenborough, the ship. All the internet's dreams have just come true.

[User Picture]From: imyril
2016-05-06 10:56 (UTC)
You can fit more profiteroles in a bucket. With more cream and more chocolate sauce. And I do love bitesize things you can choose to keep having more of.

Although there's a delight in picking up an eclair and just smooshing it in your mouth.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2016-05-16 20:07 (UTC)
Much as I love buckets of profiteroles, I have a strong sentimental attachment to the éclair. When I was growing up in Honolulu, my dad would occasionally take me, after we went swimming on a Sunday, to a place called Ginza Bakery. It had these pretty white wrought iron chairs with round pink cushion seats. I would sit on one and order my éclair. It would arrive with a dainty fork, which I ignored in favour of shoveling it into my face with my hands.
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[User Picture]From: imyril
2016-05-16 20:10 (UTC)
My childhood attachment was to what the English call a vanilla slice (I hate that name: to me it's a tompouce): two reasonably thick millefeuille slabs, with icing on top and about 2 inches of vanilla cream / creme patissier in the middle.


I never eat them as an adult, but I remember grandma very occasionally buying them as a treat when it was just her and I (I don't recall us eating them when anyone else was around!)

Mr B was slightly bemused when his millefeuilles went down so well that first week. We never grow out of our childhoods in some ways :)
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[User Picture]From: jixel
2016-05-07 01:32 (UTC)
i was secretly hoping for Boat Midler (she nominated herself lol)
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