A tuile ( pronounced two-ell) is a baked wafer of French origin. They're named after tuiles, or tiles, found on the rooftops of French country houses. The reason why is pretty obvious, because the rounded shape looks similar.
Despite the name, these incredibly delicate cookies can be molded into multiple designs and then used as a decorative garnish for elegant desserts. This blog is a gallery of beautiful tuile cookie recipes. Each varies in flavor, in color and in design.
Creative pastry chefs have come up with lovely citrus, nut, and spice flavors and we share the recipes below. Which is your favorite?