For 6 to 8 people (about 20 gougères)


25 cl of Milk
100 g butter
150 g of flour
4 eggs
100 g of Comté (or emmental)
5 g of  salt

Léa's Gougères

About the volunteer

My name is Léa, I’m 22 years old, I was born in Paris but I grew up in the Toulouse region, and am completely in love with Toulouse.
I am a law student, more specifically in care ethics.
I did my Erasmus for a semester in Krakow, and I loved it.
I joined ESN Toulouse in September 2018, and I have the honor and joy of being a culture manager
I love to cook, and eat good things, you share this recipe is a real pleasure for
me, hope you like it!

About the dish

What are Les Gougères?
It is a Burgundian dish, which is generally eaten as an aperitif, during family dinners.

How did you hear about this dish?
My father’s maternal family is of Burgundian origin. He likes to cook a lot, and he often made gougères when I was little, I loved that.

Who makes this dish best?
My grandmother, and my father, ex-eaquo. I’m trying to do as well as they do, and I think I’m on the right track.

Why did you choose to present this dish?
Simply because it is simple, fast, efficient, and it reminds me of good childhood memories. It’s a generous and sharing dish, everything I love in the cooking.

Recipe steps

  1. In a saucepan, bring the milk and butter to a boil.
  2. Pour the flour, salt and mix over low heat for 4 to 5 minutes, until the dough peels off the walls.
  3. Let the dough cool for a few minutes
  4. Add and mix the doughs, one after the other, the eggs
  5. Cut the county into small dice to add it to your dough
  6. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C
  7. On parchment paper form small balls of dough using two spoons
  8. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes
  9. Enjoy it warm or cold during the aperitif!