Author: Christian Sarramon
Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor
Covers patisseurs all over Paris, whose specialties range from time-honored classics--like fruit tarts, mille-feuilles, chocolate eclairs, meringues, and rum babas--to innovative creations.
In their second collaboration, Pierre Herme and Dorie Greenspan unveil the secrets of sumptuous chocolate desserts. Their book offers a delicious collection of recipes, all featuring the world's most intoxicating ingredient: chocolate!
My Best: Pierre Hermé
Author: Pierre Hermé
Publisher: Ducasse Books
Alain Ducasse. Eric Ripert. Daniel Boulud. Pierre Hermé. These are among the world's most celebrated chefs, the luminaries who changed the landscape of fine dining. Here are the dishes of their careers, the distinctive plates that made them household names. From Ducasse's famous vegetable "cookpot" and Hermé's ispahan to Ripert's bluefin tuna and Boulud's sea bass, each volume in My 10 Best offers a master's career-defining 10 recipes, complete with step-by-step, illustrated directions designed for the home cook.
Author: Pierre Hermé
Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor
Renowned French pastry chef Pierre Hermé displays his artistic mastery in this homage to chocolate through recipes that highlight the diversity of the world's favorite ingredient in all its forms. Nicknamed the "Picasso of Pastry" by Vogue magazine, master pâtissier Pierre Hermé has revolutionized traditional pastry-making. Insatiably creative, in this new volume Hermé returns to his first passion--chocolate. Retracing his passionate love affair with the versatile cacao bean, this work reveals daring creations that display the celebrated pastry chef's signature innovative style, which has transformed the realm of pâtisserie. It includes thirty-five recipes, from original combinations such as chocolate, banana, and ginger cake or chocolate and lemon madeleines to rich, iconic desserts like his Infiniment Chocolat Baba Cake, Infiniment Chocolat Macaron, or yuzu-flavored Éclair Azur. Following an intense, synergetic collaboration with photographer Sergio Coimbra, this unique book pays homage to the purity and simplicity of chocolate and its diverse forms and textures. Under Coimbra's lens, every facet of chocolate is captured in its essence, tempting the reader to enjoy the myriad delights that constitute Pierre Hermé's extraordinary chocolate repertoire.
Pierre Hermé Macarons
Author: Pierre Hermé
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Including more than 60 elegantly photographed recipes, Pierre Herm� Macaron is the definitive guide to macarons. The uncontested leader of French pastry chefs, Pierre Herm� has made the macaron one of the most coveted, sought-after desserts from Tokyo to Paris to New York. In this comprehensive look at the beloved pastry, the classics such as vanilla and chocolate are explored alongside Herm�'s masterful inventions. His entirely original and inspired flavor combinations--such as cucumber and tangerine, wasabi cream and straw- berry, and hazelnut and asparagus--make it clear why Herm�'s macarons are famous the world over. The genius p�tissier's best macarons, including many of his newest recipes, are revealed for the first time in a gorgeous volume that almost rivals the beauty of the exquisite creations featured within. Hardcover includes a removable step-by-step guide to techniques used throughout the book.
Author: Ecole Ferrandi
Ferrandi, the French School of Culinary Arts in Paris--dubbed "the Harvard of gastronomy" by Le Monde newspaper�--is the ultimate pastry-making reference. From flaky croissants to paper-thin mille-feuille, and from the chestnut cream-filled Paris-Brest to festive yule logs, this comprehensive book leads aspiring pastry chefs through every step--from basic techniques to Michelin-level desserts. Featuring advice on how to equip your kitchen, and the essential doughs, fillings, and decorations, the book covers everything from quick desserts to holiday specialties and from ice creams and sorbets to chocolates. Ferrandi, an internationally renowned professional culinary school, offers an intensive course in the art of French pastry making. Written by the school's experienced teaching team of master p�tissiers and adapted for the home chef, this fully illustrated cookbook provides all of the fundamental techniques and recipes that form the building blocks of the illustrious French dessert tradition, explained step by step in text and images. Practical information is presented in tables, diagrams, and sidebars for handy reference. Easy-to-follow recipes are graded for level of difficulty, allowing readers to develop their skills over time. Whether you are an amateur home chef or an experienced p�tissier, this patisserie bible provides everything you need to master French pastry making.
Author: Pierre Hermé
Pierre Herme is universally acknowledged as the king of French pastry with shops in Tokyo, Paris and London. He is the best, and has even been described as a couturier of pastry. This is a man at the top of his art and there is no question his macarons are in a league of its own. Macarons are the aristocrats of pastry; these brightly coloured, mini meringues, daintily sandwiched together with gooey fillings, have become a holy grail for cookery fanatics and there are even food blogs dedicated to them. Now for the first time, all the macaron recipes from this most celebrated French patissier are published in English. The French language edition has been one of the most sought after cookbooks of recent years. And just like Pierre Herme's famous macarons, it would be difficult for any macaron book to surpass this one. There are 200 pages of recipes and beautiful food photography, and because making macarons is mostly about technique, rather than just a standard recipe, readers will appreciate the 32-step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions for making shells and fillings. All the classics are here like dark chocolate, praline, coffee, and pistachio, but others feature the more unusual macarons that Herme is justly famous for: Isfahan is one, with lychee, rose and raspberry, Arabesque with apricot and pistachio, Satine with passion fruit, orange and cream cheese, Mandarin and pink pepper, black truffles, balsamic vinegar as well as a bright-green macaron filled with fresh mint. Anyone interested in making macarons will find Pierre Herme's the best book in print.
Author: Christophe Felder, Camille Lesecq
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
As a follow-up to his spectacular Patisserie, master pastry chef Christophe Felder presents Gâteaux, a beautifully illustrated guide to executing perfect cakes, from delightful small bites to showstopping centerpieces. Classic French pastry represents the pinnacle of control, elegance, and technique. From jewellike canelés and madeleines in a window case to burnished brioches at the boulangerie to showstopper centerpiece desserts at five-star restaurants, everyone loves a perfect bake. Precise instructions and step-by-step photo- graphs guide bakers through 150 mouthwatering recipes, including one-bite delights, simple cakes, Sunday breads, celebration cakes, and tarts. Felder includes French classics such as sablés, éclairs, Saint-Honoré cake, tarte tatin, and croquembouche, regional recipes from Alsace, Brittany, and Provence, as well as his own twists on Belgian (Speculoos), German (Black Forest cake), and Australian (Pavlova) desserts. Each beautiful photograph will inspire bakers of all levels while step-by-step pictures clearly illustrate techniques such as making fondant flowers, constructing a charlotte, and braiding a brioche. To build younger bakers' skills and confidence, Felder includes a section of easy recipes for the whole family--which don't short on proper technique.
Modern French Pastry
Author: Cheryl Wakerhauser
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Cheryl Wakerhauser, the award-winning chef and owner of Pix Patisserie, brings new artistry to classic French desserts. With recipes like Le Royale, Amélie, Pear Rosemary Tart, Pistachio Picnic Cake, Bûche de Noël, Crème Brûlée Cookies and Macarons, you will be sure to wow any guest with complex flavors and textures that are unique to French pastry. French dessert is a study in components, and Cheryl breaks each recipe down, providing information on classic techniques while imbuing each recipe with a new twist. Her Amélie recipe, the winner of the Patis France Chocolate Competition, combines orange vanilla crème brûlée, glazed chocolate mousse, caramelized hazelnuts, praline crisp and orange liqueur génoise. Cheryl trained with MOF Philippe URRACA, a prestigious patisserie located in southern France. She has been featured in World of Fine Wine, Delta Sky magazine, Thrillist Portland, Food Network Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Bon Appétit. This book will have 41 recipes and 80 photos.
Author: Zachary Golper, Peter Kaminsky
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Bien Cuit introduces a new but decidedly old-fashioned approach to bread baking to the cookbook shelf. In the ovens of his Brooklyn bakery, Chef Zachary Golper bakes loaves that have quickly won over New York's top restaurants and bread enthusiasts around the country. His secret: long, low-temperature fermentation, which allows the bread to develop deep, complex flavours and a thick, mahogany-coloured crust - what the French call bien cuit, or 'well baked'. Golper recreates classic breads for the home baker along with an assortment of innovative 'gastronomic breads'.
Author: James Campbell
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Stunning recipes for patisserie, desserts and savouries with a contemporary Japanese twist. This elegant collection is aimed at the confident home-cook who has an interest in using ingredients such as yuzu, sesame, miso and matcha.
Paris Pastry Club
Author: Fanny Zanotti
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
In Paris Pastry Club Fanny Zanotti shares her favourite sweet (and a few savoury) recipes – a combination of family classics as well as her own creations, perfected in between blogging and working as a successful pastry chef. Indulge in Fanny’s wonderful food memories from her childhood in France by recreating her grandma’s Spicy almond nougatine, her mama’s melt-in-the-mouth Orange & yoghurt cakes, and Friday-night Crêpes straight from her papa’s crêperie. Fanny’s own recipes feature a range of sweets, like the Earl Grey tea weekend loaf – essential for rainy Saturdays, to a comforting One-bowl tiramisu, and the Almost-instant chocolate fondant cake, ready in a flash. For more extravagant celebrations there’s an impressive Pistachio and cherry cake, a decadent Salted caramel & milk chocolate an pâtissier, and a delightfully pink and fruity Peach Melba Charlotte. Throughout the book, Fanny o ers cheat’s tips on how to make the perfect sugar syrup, prove dough, use a piping bag, whisk egg whites like a pro and more. Whimsical and charming, with beautiful photography throughout, Paris Pastry Club will give you the con dence to release your inner pastry chef, and is a must for anyone who loves to bake.
Cooking with Chocolate
Author: Frédéric Bau
Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor
This comprehensive, practical, and heavily illustrated reference offers the essential building blocks and recipes for working with chocolate in the home kitchen. This cooking school in book form opens with 100 fundamental step-by-step techniques: chocolate basics (tempering, ganaches, and pralines), candy fillings, decorations, doughs, creams and mousses, ice cream and sorbet, sauces, and bakers secrets (marbling, faultless cake, crusts, and beating egg whites). Each method is explained in text and photographs; fourteen are further clarified on the accompanying ninety-minute DVD. Organized into nine sections, more than 100 recipes are then simplified for the home cook: Classics (Black Forest cake, Sachertorte, profiteroles, molten chocolate cake), Tarts (chocolate-pear, nut-caramel), Snacks (macaroons, waffles, brownies, choco-ginger churros), Frozen Desserts, Special Occasions (dark chocolate fondue, hazelnut-praline Yule log), and Candy (truffles, lollipops, coconut bars). Each recipe is graded with a three-star rating so the home chef can gauge its complexity and gradually expand their baking abilities through experience. Cross references to techniques, DVD footage, glossary terms, and complementary recipes make navigation easy. The volume includes practical resources: visual dictionaries of kitchen equipment and common ingredients; tips for conserving chocolate; a guide to dark, milk, and white chocolate and the importance of cocoa content; and a detailed index.
Author: William Curley, Suzue Curley
Publisher: Jacqui Small
'A profoundly pleasurable book which offers that rare combination of daring, accomplished technique illuminated with extraordinary simplicity and clarity. His latest must-have book will inspire and delight.' Michel and Alain Roux Patisserie reflects award-winning chocolatier, William Curley's passion for taking classic recipes and modernizing them with his own innovations. Creating top-quality patisserie is often seen as something only a trained professional can do, however with patisserie equipment now easily accessible to all, it's easy to start making perfect patisserie at home. Patisserie processes are broken down into a step-by-step guide complete with expert knowledge to produce flawless creations every time, and a series of basic recipes – covering sponges, creams and custards, pastry and syrups – provide a solid foundation in patisserie techniques as well as inspiration for aspiring creative pastry chefs. â??Packed full of mouthwatering delicious recipes, including classics such as Rhum Baba and Tarte Alsacienne that are given a modern adaptation, this gorgeous bake book will awaken and inspire the pastry chef in you!