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"From the New York cupcake wars to the perfect Parisian macaron, Thomas’s passion is palpable, her sweet tooth, unstoppable."—Elizabeth Bard, bestselling author of Lunch in Paris Forever a girl obsessed with all things French, sweet freak Amy Thomas landed a gig as rich as the purest dark chocolate: leave Manhattan for Paris to write ad copy for Louis Vuitton. Working on the Champs-Elysees, strolling the charming streets, and exploring the best patisseries and boulangeries, Amy marveled at the magnificence of the City of Light.
"You can’t always have Christine Moore around to explain her perfect blood orange tarts, but Little Flower may be close enough."—Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize–winning food writerOne of California’s most acclaimed bakers is sharing her very best recipes, all adapted and carefully tested for the home cook. Extensively photographed and rich with Christine Moore’s down-home warmth and wisdom, it inspires home cooks to make her rustically beautiful, always delicious cookies, cakes, pastries, savory baked goods, breads, rolls, bars, puddings, and so much more.
The love for the donut in the United States is longstanding and deep-rooted. Gourmet donut shops have popped up in trendy neighborhoods across the country and high-end restaurants are serving trios of donuts for dessert, while Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme, and Tim Hortons have amassed a devoted following. In this captivating guide to the delectable dessert, culinary historian, chef, and donut lover Michael Krondl has put together an entertaining social history of the donut throughout the ages and from around the world.
Taking the love of French pastries into the kitchen, Mon Cher Éclair shows how rewarding it is to make these delectable treats at home. Using just a couple of simple techniques, home cooks can easily master the basic recipe for pâte à choux dough and use it to make beautiful éclairs with modern flavor combinations such as butterscotch-bourbon or Meyer lemon cream. The dough is also the base for an array of profiteroles and cream puffs, which make great appetizers and desserts. With more than 40 recipes ranging from traditional to trendy, savory to sweet, rustic to artistic, this small cookbook will make home cooks look like a very big deal.
A sugar-coated feast for the eyes and the imagination—this exciting 1,000 collection presents glorious full-color photographs of beautiful, outrageous, and deliciously decorated desserts, from extravagant wedding and birthday cakes to cupcakes and cookies that are miniature works of art.Like all of the books in our 1,000 series, this is not an instructional book, rather, it is a visual showcase designed to provide endless inspiration for anyone who loves decorative baking and entertaining.
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