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Good Puff Pastry dough?

magic Jun 23, 2008 06:41 AM

What kind of puff pastry dough is tasty and buttery? Recently, I was looking for Pepperidge Farms, which I've used in the past, but couldn’t find any. Instead of running around I just bought and used PC brand puff pastry dough in something I made. It was so-so. The texture was good but it tasted pretty bland - didn't have the same buttery nice taste as Pepp Farm brand.

Any recommendations?

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    Mila RE: magic Jun 23, 2008 07:33 AM

    I bought some excellent puff from Rahier. Call ahead to see if they have it on the day you need it or if they have some frozen.

    1586 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4G, CA

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      magic RE: Mila Jun 23, 2008 07:43 AM

      Cool, thanks for the tip!

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        Sooeygun RE: Mila Jun 23, 2008 11:47 AM

        Thanks for the info. I was wondering where to get good puff dough as well. I am assuming they use butter. I have used the PC brand and it was adequate. On the plus side it is made with butter. I believe I have looked at the Pepp Farm and rejected it because it was made with shortening.

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          magic RE: Sooeygun Jun 23, 2008 11:51 AM

          Adequate is how I would describe the PC brand yes. Not overly loaded with flavour though, and I don’t think I’ll be using it again. But yes, it’s made with butter. I didn’t realize Pepp Farm was made with shortening. Very tasty regardless.

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            Mila RE: magic Jun 23, 2008 12:50 PM

            A year or two ago I did an impromptu survey of what you could get and I needed something really good for a dinner party. Rahier is indeed all butter and if I remember correctly fairly reasonably priced for all butter, made in house.

            Just found the old post - 500 gram packages for $5.00 (better factor in inflation as that was over a year ago)

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