Choux pastry is said to havebeen invented in 1540 by Popelini, Catherine de' Medici's chef, but the pastrycook's art only trulybegan to develop in the 17th century and greatest innovator at the beginning of the 19th centurywas indubitably [Antonin] Careme...There were about a hundred pastrycooks in Paris at the endof the 18th century.


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