Paris Boulangerie-Patisserie: Recipes from Thirteen Outstanding French Bakeries

Paris Boulangerie-Patisserie: Recipes from Thirteen Outstanding French Bakeries

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    The compelling aroma of fresh, buttery croissants, the delicacy of Savarin au Chantilly, the bliss of the chocolate-mousse Le Pleyel, these are just a few of the specialties that make Parisian boulangeries and pâtisseries the best in the world. Now, in the sequel to her acclaimed Paris Bistro Cooking, Linda Dannenberg presents the gourmet breads and pastries from thirteen of Paris's unsurpassed bakeries and pastry shops.
     PARIS BOULANGERIE-PÂTISSERIE offers more than 70 tempting recipes, including Bombes Amandés (Lemon-Almond Cakes) and Mousse au Caramel et aux Poires (Caramel-Pear Mousse Cake) from Paris's oldest pâtisserie, Stohrer; the signature Délice cake (Chodolate-Cream-and-Chocolate-Macaroon Cake) and lace Florentins from the world-renowned chocolatier Maison du Chocolat; and Pain de Campagne (Hearty Country Loaf) and the classic Gougerés (Giant Gruyére Cheese Puffs) from the archetypal neighborhood bakery Haupois. Linda Dannenberg gathered these one-of-a-kind recipes from the great bakers themselves, and presents them in clear, easy-to-understand recipes specially designed for the American home kitchen.
     More than 150 spectacular photographs and evocative descriptions of the bakeries and the people behind them bring the essence of Paris to your kitchen. PARIS BOULANGERIE-PÂTISSERIE is rounded out with a comprehensive guide to authentic French utensils (although most recipes can be prepared using equipment found in ordinary kitchens), and a directory that includes sources for everything from crystallized violets to baking stones.
     PARIS BOULANGERIE-PÂTISSERIE is the quintessential cookbook featuring the peerless baked goods from the most romantic city in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780517592212
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/11/1994
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.84(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Linda Dannenberg has contributed articles on European traveling, dining, and decorating to Town & Country, Victoria, Elle, and many other magazines. She is the author of Paris Bistro Cooking and is coauthor of Pierre Deux's French Country, Pierre Deux's Normandy, Pierre Deux's Brittany, and Pierre Deux's Paris Country. She lives in the New York area with her husband, Steve Sarle, and their son, Benjamin.

Guy Bouchet is a leading photographer whose work also illustrates Paris Bistro Cooking, Pierre Deux's French Country, Pierre Deux's Normandy, Pierre Deux's Brittany, Pierre Deux's Paris Country, Italian Style, and Italian Country.

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