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Vintage Cheddar Gougeres

If you're ever stuck for an aperitivo idea I have the answer.  Gougères are little cheese puffs made with choux pastry, they are in fact the savoury version of "chouquettes"  (light sugary snacks that you pop into your mouth.) These cheesy wonders entertain that gap between hunger and dinner time.  An old chef who worked with me once told me that gougeres are traditionally made with white wine.  I have never come across this white wine recipe, so I'm not sure if he is just one of those people that likes his food to taste like alcohol.  A good friend of mine is like that, she sometimes just pours wine into her plate rather than her glass when she feels...

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