Puff the Magic Cheese Pastry: How to Make Gougeres

This delicacy can both tempt our palates and teach us something about eternity.

The afternoons grow longer and it is light outside until the children’s bedtime. Dinner is eaten slowly, as the last rays of sun glint off the pots and pans hanging on the kitchen wall, refracting onto the ceiling and cabinets in an array of hues. This is the bewitching hour.