- 120 g milk
- 120 g butter, cut into cubes
- ½ teaspoon coarse salt
- 140 g all-purpose flour
- 125 g water
- 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, finely chopped
- 4 eggs, at room temperature
- 120 g gruyere cheese, grated + extra for serving
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- Preheat oven to 220 * C (428* F) Fan.
- In a small pot, add the butter, salt and water. Place over high heat and bring to a boil.
- Add the flour and mix until it comes together to form a dough.
- Lower heat and cook for about 2 minutes while whisking continuously with a wooden spoon, until it loses some of its moisture.
- Transfer dough to a bowl, add an egg and mix with a hand mixer until completely incorporated and you have a smooth mixture.
- Repeat the same process with the rest of the eggs, making sure each addition is completely incorporated and the mixture is smooth before adding the next. The last egg may not need to be added. You want the dough to be soft but not runny.
- Add the cheese and thyme. Mix with a spatula.
- Transfer dough to a pastry bag and line a baking pan with parchment paper.
- Pipe out small choux that are 1 cm in diameter in the baking pan.
- Sprinkle with some more cheese.
- Turn oven temperature down to 190* C (374* F) Fan.
- Bake for about 15-20 minutes, until golden and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.