Le Cordon Bleu Dessert Techniques (Hardcover)

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    For the first time, the chefs and instructors of the world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu cooking schools have written a cookbook that will teach anyone, from novices with a sweet tooth to expert bakers, how to prepare beautiful and delicious desserts at home. Hundreds of techniques are explained in step-by-step detail, with more than one thousand color photographs illustrating the experts methods for success.

    Even if you've never made a sugar syrup or rolled out a piecrust before, this is the book for you. The simplest of techniques, typically left out of most cookbooks, are covered in the greatest detail. When you've mastered the basics, Le Cordon Bleu Dessert Techniques will challenge you to make increasingly difficult recipes on your way to preparing dazzling desserts. For example, upon mastering the basics of grating, chopping, melting, tempering and piping choclate, you'll want to try your hand at creating choclate ribbons and culs, marbleized chocolate slabs, and lacy chocolate cups for truly spectacular presentation. Once you've reviewed the techniquws for baking perfect cake layers, you'll be reday to creat a Chocolate Chestnut Roulade or the classic and decadent Sachertorte.

    After learning from the experts, you'll be piping meringue, whipping up chocolate mousse, and preparing Pots de Creme with ease before you know it.


    ISBN 9780688169077
    Genre COOKING / Methods / General
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 224
    Publisher Date 1999-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher William Morrow Cookbooks
    Copyright Year 1999
    Height 11.5 in
    Wdth 8.75 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 2.65 lb
    Language English
    Audience Adult education
    Authors Duchene, Laurent

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      would highly recommend this book .This book teaches beyond the basics that the average cookbook teaches...its the next best thing to culinary art school...knowledge is power !

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      Excellent book. Although it is written for someone with experience, the instructions, and detailed color photos, make it a great learning tool, for all levels.

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