Pastry: Savory and Sweet

by Michel Roux

John Wiley & Sons | January 28, 2009 | Hardcover |

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From master chef Michel Roux, a gorgeous, full-color cookbook that demystifies the art of pastry making

For many home cooks, making pie and pastry can be intimidating. Now, in his exciting new cookbook, Michelin three-star chef Michel Roux shows how easy it is to prepare pastry at home just like a professional. All types of dough are covered--short crust, brioche, puff pastry, croissant, and more. Roux provides detailed, step-by-step techniques, all illustrated with stunning color photographs. He also presents a range of classic and contemporary recipes-100 in all - with mouthwatering photographs of almost every one. Showstopping sweets include Sweet Pumpkin Tart with Toasted Almonds, Chocolate and Raspberry Tart, and Apple Turnovers. For something savory, there are Onion and Bacon Mini Pizzas, Phyllo Croustades with Seared Tuna, and Herbed Monkfish in a Puff Pastry Crust. For home cooks who want a new bible on the subject of making pie and pastry at home, this book is the answer.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 Pages, 6.69 × 8.27 × 0.79 in

Published: January 28, 2009

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470421347

ISBN - 13: 9780470421345

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Pastry: Savory and Sweet

Pastry: Savory and Sweet

by Michel Roux

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 Pages, 6.69 × 8.27 × 0.79 in

Published: January 28, 2009

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470421347

ISBN - 13: 9780470421345

About the Book

"Pastry" features a wealth of culinary expertise from award-winning master chef Michel Roux, all designed in an easy-to-use format that makes pastry-making accessible for even the most inexperienced of home cooks. Each chapter is based on a particular dough, and starts with a step-by-step technique spread featuring clear, concise directions and detailed instructional photographs. The recipes that follow use the dough in a variety of ways, both sweet and savoury. The chapters include Shortcrust Pastries, Enriched Sweet Pastries, Pizzas, Puff Pastry, Hot Water Crust Pastry, Brioche Dough, Croissant Dough, Choux Pastry, and Filo Pastry, and Roux also includes sections on general pastry techniques and basic recipes. The 100 recipes range from classics, such as Quiche Lorraine and Lemon Tart, to contemporary takes on canapes, pizzas, and more. With its modern approach, 253 stunning four-color photographs, and clear, accessible instruction, "Pastry" is set to become a classic.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Pie Dough Techniques.

Short Pastries.

Enriched Sweet Pastries.

Puff Pastry.

Raised Pie Pastry.

Brioche Dough.

Croissant Dough.

Choux Pastry.

Pizza Dough.

Phyllo Pastry.

Basics.

Glossary.

Index.

Acknowledgments.

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From master chef Michel Roux, a gorgeous, full-color cookbook that demystifies the art of pastry making

For many home cooks, making pie and pastry can be intimidating. Now, in his exciting new cookbook, Michelin three-star chef Michel Roux shows how easy it is to prepare pastry at home just like a professional. All types of dough are covered--short crust, brioche, puff pastry, croissant, and more. Roux provides detailed, step-by-step techniques, all illustrated with stunning color photographs. He also presents a range of classic and contemporary recipes-100 in all - with mouthwatering photographs of almost every one. Showstopping sweets include Sweet Pumpkin Tart with Toasted Almonds, Chocolate and Raspberry Tart, and Apple Turnovers. For something savory, there are Onion and Bacon Mini Pizzas, Phyllo Croustades with Seared Tuna, and Herbed Monkfish in a Puff Pastry Crust. For home cooks who want a new bible on the subject of making pie and pastry at home, this book is the answer.

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