According to Wikipedia, a mille-feuille is made up of three layers of puff pastry, with 2 layers of crème pâtissière and the top layer coated with sprinkled powdered sugar.
Many variations later the Aussies developed the almost-perfect cake specimen - a VANILLA SLICE. My plan is to taste and rate as many Vanilla Slices as I can, starting off in Victoria (Australia).
Recommendations for scrumptious Vanilla Slice sources are highly sought, as are recipes which I will publish on the blog.
Gillies Pies in Bendigo is a notorious pie and pastrie shop, using local products. The pies are well known to all, but what about their cakes - more importantly, their Vanilla Slices? Well I must say I was pleasantly surprised; I didn't really think their Vanilla Slice may be up to standard, because their expertise is in pies.