Savory & SweetBook - 2009
Demystify the art of making pastry.For most home chefs, making pastry is often intimidating, complicated and beyond their capability. With this new book, pastry expert Michel Roux dispels this myth by presenting all the classic pastries with simplified cooking techniques.Each chapter in this inspiring collection of easy-to-follow recipes is based on a particular type of dough, including puff pastry, croissant dough, brioche dough, phyllo pastry and shortcrust pastries. Step-by-step instructions are offered for preparing each type of dough alongside a variety of sweet and savory recipes. Classic dishes are given a modern twist, while innovative recipes boast new combinations of flavors in a simpler cooking style.The recipes include:Quiche lorraine Asparagus and red pepper tart Beef and cheese empanadas Brioche and bacon twists Cornish pasties Lemon tart Pecan pie Orange cheesecake Profiteroles with ice cream and chocolate sauce.Making pastry is easier than ever with this new cookbook.
Publisher: North Vancouver, BC : Whitecap, 2009, c2008
Branch Call Number: 641.865 ROU
Characteristics: 304 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Pastry : savory and sweet