Crispy, light as air, and puffed as all get-out, puff pastry is in a class of its
own. With its fantastic texture and the endless ways it can be used for both sweet
and savory pastries, this dough reigns supreme in the pastry kitchen.
A pastry made with puff dough can have as many as 500 to 700 layers — no wonder
nothing else can compare. Here's a deep dive into the wondrous world of puff pastry
— making it from scratch, and putting it to use in all sorts of ways.