I understand your trepidation, Mimi, but I would stop worrying if I were you. :)
Perhaps this wiki would be usefull also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puff_pastry
I'm still waiting for the OP to address the question posed earlier - recipe and technique used. So far there isn't much given and I'm not even sure the OP really means puff pastry versus another pastry type.
If, indeed, it is puff... then I would venture a guess that it is technique (both making...