|About the Book|
Black and White Creme Brulee. Alsatian Apple Strudel. French Macaroons. Chocolate Eclairs. These are the delicious creations that we never dreamed we could make at home. In The New French Baker, youll find surprisingly simple yet extraordinarily delicious recipes that re-create the lucious desserts, bakery breads, regional specialties, and eye-popping cakes found in French pastery and bread shops.The 200 recipes are revelations of taste -- try Upside-Down Caramel Custard, Hazelnut Praline Torte, Normandy Sourdough Apple Bread, and Coffee-Walnut Cake. The remarkable thing about these recipes is that anyone can make them. The results are sophisticated enough to please the professional, but the directions can be followed by even the most inexperienced of bakers. With The New French Baker, learn the basic techniques that enable you to make wonderful cookies, puddings, tarts, breads, cakes, pastries, ice creams, and sorbets.Finally, a French baking book adapted to the American kitchen.