One croissant dough but dozens of extraordinary creations! Buttery and flaky, delicate and airy, the croissant, an iconic French classic, has been dazzling pastry enthusiasts for centuries. In Croissant Dozens, you will find the secrets for making more than forty mouthwatering croissant dough creations, from the classic pain au chocolat, chausson aux pommes, and kouign-amann to the irresistible snails, from danish-retro reinventions of pinwheels, pockets, turnovers, swirls, and twists to modern-chic creations of mont-blanc, whiskey tarts, apricot hearts, and rose loaves. Finally, whimsical animal-inspired treats will please both the eye and the palate! Croissant Dozens opens new doors for discovering the tantalizing world of croissant pastries. Recipes are accompanied by step-by-step photographs to demonstrate procedures, dimensional diagrams to offer quick references, and photographs of finished works to provide inspiration. So, without further ado, let’s laminate!Buy from Amazon
Almonds, egg whites, sugar, and magic! The Parisian macaron we know today is a symphony of sweet delight with endless possibilities. Now you can learn to make these delectable treats right in your own kitchen! Macaron Magic guides you through the essential steps for making the perfect macaron. It teaches you how to control three key elements—temperature, moisture, and viscosity—to produce the perfect result every time. The book also introduces the important concept of "quasi-meringue" in the most crucial step of macaron making. From there, it takes you on an adventure to explore the most delicious macarons, from your favorite happy hour special to an exotic tropical paradise, from the land of coffee and tea to the morning bazaar, from an array of nutty transformations to a sweet-and-savory wonderland, with the final chapter dedicated to holiday celebrations. Macaron Magic includes more than forty recipes ranging from timeless classics such as raspberry, espresso, and rose to innovative creations such as maple bacon, margarita, Guinness caramel, green pea & wasabi, cashew, and bitter almond & amaretto, from exotic flavors of acai, coconut & lemongrass, jasmine tea, and fig & saffron to spectacular showpieces for Valentine's Day, Fourth of July, and Christmas.Buy from Amazon
Almonds, sugar, egg whites, and magic! Encore! In this second installment of Macaron Magic, we explore the tantalizing world of individual desserts and showpieces for macarons. Inspired by seasonal color palettes and ingredients, Macaron Magic 2 presents twelve innovative creations of macaron desserts, including pineapple and ibérico ham, Meyer lemon and hazelnut, white peach and white chocolate, walnut, fig, and chocolate, and more. The book also includes instructions on how to construct four dazzling showpieces and a bonus chapter on advanced techniques for creating stunning chocolate and pulled sugar decorations. Macaron Magic 2 introduces techniques for creating professional-quality macaron desserts and showpieces as well as advanced decorating methods to maximize the visual impact of these edible works of art. Recipes are accompanied by step-by-step photographs to demonstrate procedures, construction diagrams to offer quick assembly references, and photographs of finished works to provide inspiration.Buy from Amazon
Light, airy, and crispy, the versatile choux have been delighting pastry enthusiasts for centuries. Choux Temptations is a celebration of the beloved choux that includes instructions for creating thirty sophisticated and innovative choux pastries, ranging from the familiar French classics such as éclairs, profiteroles, Paris-Brest, Religieuses, and Saint-Honorés to the contemporary creations of elegant choux tarts, modern éclairs, and whimsical choux characters. The book also expands the possibility of choux pastry with seven tantalizing savory creations. The fundamental technique of the dual-cooking process for preparing pâte à choux (choux paste) and the multi-stage baking approach for solving a common problem in baking choux are introduced. Choux Temptations is an indispensable source of inspiration and guidance for creating professional-quality choux pastries. Each recipe is accompanied by step-by-step photographs as well as photographs of finished works.Buy from Amazon
Light, airy, crispy, and now in bite size! In this second book on choux pastries, we discover the possibilities of wonderfully delectable choux in petite form. Little Choux Temptations contains instructions for creating twenty-seven innovative petite choux pastries. This book explores the endless variations on the choux paste ingredients as well as delicious flavoring options for the filling components. Non-traditional ingredients such as nut oils, fruit and vegetable purees, and herbs and spices are incorporated into the choux paste to create unique textures, flavors, and appearance. Each recipe is accompanied by detailed instructions, step-by-step photographs, as well as photographs of the finished pastries.Buy from Amazon
Chocolate Brandy Cakes is an exciting collection of simple but sumptuous recipes featuring kirschwasser and calvados. With these twenty-six unique cake creations using fruit brandies, chocolates, and nuts, you will rediscover the joy of baking!Buy from Amazon
Whiskey Bake, a groundbreaking cookbook, uses two remarkable spirits – spicy American rye and peaty Islay Scotch whiskeys as main baking ingredients. Simple and quick small-batch baking recipes will tantalize those with a sweet-tooth and malt buffs alike!Buy from Amazon
The Bear and Fish Family Cookbook breaks the traditional format of an
ethnic cookbook, offering a refreshing and unique approach to conventional
Asian cuisine. Written by two passionate foodies and professional engineers,
this is a cookbook that defines its own genre.
This collection contains more than 130 authors' family favorite recipes, ranging from Sous Vide Turkey roulade to Sautéed Clam with Shaohsing Wine Sauce; from Cantonese-style Moon Cake to Chocolate Truffles with Lychee Ganache. The book is divided into eleven chapters that include appetizers, soup, salads, eggs, poultry, meat, seafood, vegetables, rice and noodles, dessert and pastry, and basic recipes. The recipes emphasize simple, healthy, and elegant ethnic and fusion cuisine that are inspired by a mixture of different cultures and styles. You will learn the techniques to prepare classic Chinese favorites such as Sweet and Sour Pork, Pot Stickers, Ma Po Tofu, Tea Eggs, as well as fusion creations such as Sous Vide Moulard Duck Breasts with Five-Spice, Pan-Seared Diver Scallops with Orange and Passion Fruit Sauce, Braised Cauliflowers with Serrano Ham, and Mini Meyer Lemon Scones. The Bear and Fish Family Cookbook is an eclectic volume of memorable food, nostalgic tales, traditional versus contemporary techniques, and simple classics versus modern innovations. Simply put, this book is a compilation of the food that the authors love to eat and cook. Each recipe is accompanied by a beautifully photographed picture of the finished dish.