150 Desserts: Pastries, Bakes, Cakes, Tarts and PiesAuthor: Ann Kay
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Paperback with flaps
Publish date: April 2007
150 of the most scrumptious cakes, bakes, pies and tarts to delight family and friends on any occasion Over 175 glorious colour photographs will inspire cooks of every level of expertise and show exactly how the finished dish should look Choose from classic recipes such as Blackforest Gateaux, Strawberry Tart and Blueberry Pie or experiment with more exotic mixes such as Grape and Cheese tartlets, Frozen Grand Marnier souffles or Sicilian Brioche with Hot Fudge Sauce Specially selected recipes are perfect for any time and event - from a simple chocolate birthday cake, to healthy fruit-laden pies, and from light and airy cheesecakes to elegant pastries At a glance nutrional notes accompany every recipe, detailing energy values as well as cholesterol, fat, carbohydrate, sugar and protein content This mouthwatering collection of recipes contains something special for every dessert lover. Whether exotic or comforting, served warm or cold, for sophisticated dinner guests or for a midweek family treat, this book will provide the perfect dessert solution.Every recipe has step by step instructions and is illustrated by a glorious colour photograph so you can see exactly what you are aiming to achieve. The 150 recipes are organized into irresistible cakes, flans, pies, tarts, souffles, puddings and bakes. The sections each contain a wide selection of much-loved traditional bakes, all-time favourite recipes, and new and adventurous ideas. Choose from Carrot Cake, Apples Baked with Caramel, Death by Chocolate or Chocolate Eclairs, try classic recipes such as Blackforest Gateaux, Strawberry Tart and Blueberry Pie, or experiment with more exotic mixes such as Grape and Cheese tartlets, Frozen Grand Marnier souffles or Sicilian Brioche with Hot Fudge Sauce.A handy introduction to techniques, ingredients, methods and equipment precedes the recipes and carefully explains everything you need to know to get started and get great results every time. Cook's tips are inserted throughout, containing handy suggestions and adjustments for alternative materials or ingredients, as well as additional elements to make each dessert more extravagant.This irresistible book of desserts is a must-have for all lovers of fine food, especially the sweet-toothed. From the very young to the very old, the super-healthy to the outrageously indulgent, and from the experienced chef to the out-and-out beginner, all cooks everywhere are sure to find in here the perfect recipe for every occasion all around the year.