Desserts for Dummies
By (author) Yosses
Desserts for Dummies by Yosses
Book DescriptionDoes the thought of baking a cake conjure up a nightmare vision of a 15-ft layer cake, scrolled and fluted with decorations fit for a king? If the word "dessert" just throws you into a cold sweat, the inside scoop on desserts is: they're actually simple to make. And with the right help...well, just a piece of cake. In the end, desserts are no harder to make than entrees. And with Desserts For Dummies, you'll cut even a Wedding Cake recipe down to size, flip Crepes Suzette with aplomb, and throw together a batch of Chocolate Truffles your local chocolatier will envy. And with this handy, down-to-earth guide from a leading pastry chef and a former New York Times restaurant critic, you'll discover the proper way to read a dessert recipe, organize your ingredients, and also how to: *Think like a sweet chef-including basic tips on measuring, weighing, presenting, gauging cooking time, and pairing desse rts with meals *Stock a pantry, and use leftovers creatively (such as caramel and meringue) *Set up a kitchen-including tips on counter height and ovens *Select the right cooking tools and how to use them Before you know it, you'll start creating desserts that you've only dreamed of, like: *Pies and tarts-including Mom's Apple Pie, Banana Cream Pie, Raspberry Tart, and Linzertorte *Puff pastry, cream puffs, and eclairs-Classic Puff Pastry, Profiteroles, Napoleons, and Eclairs *Crepes and blinis-including Crepes Suzette and Chocolate Blinis with Diced Bananas *Custards and puddings-including Zabaglione, Vanilla Pastry Cream, Traditional Bread Pudding, and Rice Pudding *Homemade cakes-including Whipped Cream Layer Cake, Classic Chocolate Mousse Layer Cake, and Yellow Chiffon Cake with Chocolate Frosting With over 130 delicious recipes to choose from, plus sixteen pages of color photos, a summary cheatsheet of baking essentials, black-and-white how-to illustrations, and humorous cartoons along the way, Desserts For Dummies brings the world of delicious, elegant desserts right to your kitchen. And a little magic into the lives of your friends and family.
Buy Desserts for Dummies book by Yosses from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780764550478
(233mm x 185mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 22-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Desserts for Dummies book by Yosses and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Yosses
About the Authors Bill Yosses is a former pastry chef at the four-star Bouley Restaurant in Manhattan. Currently, he is also the pastry chef at Bouley Bakery, teaches dessert making and baking at the New School for Culinary Arts in Manhattan, and is a visiting instructor at Greystone, the Napa Valley branch of the Culinary Institute of America. He has trained at a number of top bakeries and restaurants in Paris, including Fauchon, La Maison du Chocolat, and Le Notre Pastry School. Bryan Miller is a former New York Times restaurant critic and feature writer and coauthor of IDG Books Worldwide's Cooking For Dummies . He has also written eight other books, including four editions of The New York Times Guide to Restaurants, The Seafood Cookbook, Classic to Contemporary, Cuisine Rapide, and A Chef's Tale. Miller is the recipient of The James Beard Who's Who Food and Beverage Award, which recognizes outstanding food and wine achievement.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.