Author: Philippe Boé, Philippe Conticini, Jean-Louis Bloch-Lainé
Sa créativité débordante et sa haute technicité au seul service du goût, du plaisir, simple et vrai, présenté en 288 recettes délicieusement sensationnelles... Des grands basiques (crèmes, pâtes, viennoiseries...) aux grands classiques revus et corrigés (le chou à la crème, le millefeuille, le paris-brest, le saint-honoré...), Philippe Conticini présente pour la première fois l'ensemble de ses pâtisseries classées par sensations gustatives. En jouant sur les températures (glacé, frais, à température ambiante, chaud, bouillant...), les textures (croquant, croustillant, laiteux, mousseux, émulsionné, moelleux, ferme, fondant, onctueux, nappant...), les contrastes et les états (solide, liquide, gazeux), il apportera à ses desserts une notule explicative sur un aspect particulier de la recette (goût, texture, technique, produit spécifique...). Amateurs éclairés ou professionnels de la cuisine, laissez-vous séduire par cet incontournable de la grande pâtisserie, signé Conticini.
Patisserie of Dreams
Author: Philippe Conticini, Thierry Teyssier
Publisher: Grub Street Cookery
La Pâtisserie des Rêves (translating literally as The Patisserie of Dreams) is the name of the world famous French pastry shops; the brainchild of pastry chef Philippe Conticini and entrepreneur and hotelier Thierry Teyssier. With four shops already open in France, the first shop in London will open in February, bringing traditional French patisserie with a modern twist to the British capital. Their recipe book of the same name published in French in 2012 is published in English to coincide with this historic opening. The book contains over 70 recipes for their signature pastries, recipes include the traditional Saint Honoré (choux pastry, cream and caramel topping) and Paris-Brest (choux pastry with praline cream and praline sauce).
Author: Christophe Felder
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
A comprehensive illustrated cookbook on mastering French pastry, including such recipes as almond paste roses, rose-flavored macarons, and chocolate croissants.
The perfect guide for professional chefs in training and aspiring amateurs, this fully illustrated, comprehensive step-by-step manual covers all aspects of preparing, cooking and serving delicious, high-end food. An authoritative, unique reference book, it covers 250 core techniques in extensive, ultra-clear step-by-step photographs. These techniques are then put into practice in 70 classic and contemporary recipes, designed by chefs. With over 1,800 photographs in total, this astonishing reference work is the essential culinary bible for any serious cook, professional or amateur.
Author: Miriam Levering
Publisher: Artisan Publishers
A gift collection of major Zen writings is highlighted by lush full-color artwork and photographs, background information, a history of Zen, and explanations of the teachings and the philosophy behind them.
Author: Ecole Ferrandi
Ferrandi, the French School of Culinary Arts in Paris--dubbed "the Harvard of gastronomy" by Le Monde newspaper�--is the ultimate pastry-making reference. From flaky croissants to paper-thin mille-feuille, and from the chestnut cream-filled Paris-Brest to festive yule logs, this comprehensive book leads aspiring pastry chefs through every step--from basic techniques to Michelin-level desserts. Featuring advice on how to equip your kitchen, and the essential doughs, fillings, and decorations, the book covers everything from quick desserts to holiday specialties and from ice creams and sorbets to chocolates. Ferrandi, an internationally renowned professional culinary school, offers an intensive course in the art of French pastry making. Written by the school's experienced teaching team of master p�tissiers and adapted for the home chef, this fully illustrated cookbook provides all of the fundamental techniques and recipes that form the building blocks of the illustrious French dessert tradition, explained step by step in text and images. Practical information is presented in tables, diagrams, and sidebars for handy reference. Easy-to-follow recipes are graded for level of difficulty, allowing readers to develop their skills over time. Whether you are an amateur home chef or an experienced p�tissier, this patisserie bible provides everything you need to master French pastry making.
Dinners and Diners
Author: Nathaniel Newnham-Davis
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Reproduction of the original: Dinners and Diners by Nathaniel Newnham-Davis
Modern French Pastry
Author: Cheryl Wakerhauser
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Cheryl Wakerhauser, the award-winning chef and owner of Pix Patisserie, brings new artistry to classic French desserts. With recipes like Le Royale, Amélie, Pear Rosemary Tart, Pistachio Picnic Cake, Bûche de Noël, Crème Brûlée Cookies and Macarons, you will be sure to wow any guest with complex flavors and textures that are unique to French pastry. French dessert is a study in components, and Cheryl breaks each recipe down, providing information on classic techniques while imbuing each recipe with a new twist. Her Amélie recipe, the winner of the Patis France Chocolate Competition, combines orange vanilla crème brûlée, glazed chocolate mousse, caramelized hazelnuts, praline crisp and orange liqueur génoise. Cheryl trained with MOF Philippe URRACA, a prestigious patisserie located in southern France. She has been featured in World of Fine Wine, Delta Sky magazine, Thrillist Portland, Food Network Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Bon Appétit. This book will have 41 recipes and 80 photos.
Author: Gabriel Cousens, M.D.
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Conscious Eating has been referred to as the "Bible of Vegetarians," for both beginners and advanced students of health. This classic work in the field of live-food nutrition is an inspirational journey and a manual for life. Included is new information on enzymes, vegetarian nutrition for pregnancy, and an innovative international 14-day menu of gourmet, Kosher, vegetarian, live-food cuisine, plus 150 recipes.
Martha Stewart's Cookies
Author: Martha Stewart Living Magazine
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
175 cookie recipes and variations that showcase all kinds of flavors and fancies to make the perfect cookie for any occasion. Cookies are the treat that never disappoint, whether you’re baking for a party or a picnic, a formal dinner or a family supper, or if you simply want something on hand for snacking. Martha Stewart's Cookies feature recipes for perennial pleasers like traditional chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin, as well as other sweet surprises, including Rum Raisin Shortbread, Peppermint Meringue Sandwiches with Chocolate Filling, and Lime Meltaways. Cleverly organized by texture, the recipes in Martha Stewart’s Cookies inspire you to think of a classic, nostalgic treat with more nuance. Chapters include all types of treasures: Light and Delicate (Cherry Tuiles, Hazelnut Cookies, Chocolate Meringues); Rich and Dense (Key Lime Bars, Chocolate Mint Sandwiches, Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies); Chunky and Nutty (Magic Blondies, Turtle Brownies, White Chocolate-Chunk Cookies); Soft and Chewy (Snickerdoodles, Fig Bars, Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies); Crisp and Crunchy (ANZAC Biscuits, Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti, Almond Spice Wafers); Crumbly and Sandy (Cappuccino-Chocolate Bites, Maple-Pecan Shortbread, Lemon-Apricot Sandwiches); and Cakey and Tender (Lemon Madeleines, Carrot Cake Cookies, Pumpkin Cookies with Brown-Butter Icing). Each tantalizing recipe is accompanied by a lush, full-color photograph, so you never have to wonder how the cookie will look. Beautifully designed and a joy to read, Martha Stewart’s Cookies is rich with helpful tips and techniques for baking, decorating, and storing, as well as lovely gift-packaging ideas in standout Martha Stewart style.
Author: Jean-Francois Piege, Stéphane de Bourgies
Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor
Two Michelin–starred chef Jean-François Piège divulges more than 300 recipes from his exceptional restaurant, with suggestions for combining key ingredients into inventive menus. Visitors to award-winning chef Jean-François Piège’s gastronomic restaurant—the most sought-after table in Paris—select single key ingredients from his innovative menu, which he transforms into exquisite and highly creative dishes. This approach provided the inspiration for this master-level cookbook, in which Piège presents more than 300 building-block recipes that can be combined in countless variations, inspiring the creative chef to compose original menus. Recipes include white asparagus with smoked salmon and horseradish cream, peanut crisp with aniseed garnish, line-caught pollack, black truffle scallops, spaghetti carbonara (in which the proportions of bacon and pasta are inverted), beef or chicken with morel sauce, bergamot custard, or cherry tarte tatin. Featuring a cloth binding, three paper stocks, five-color printing, and a detailed index, this lavish book from France’s culinary sensation Jean-François Piège is a perfect gift for professional and aspiring home cooks, as well as French culinary aficionados.
Living And Eating
Author: John Pawson, Annie Bell
Publisher: Random House
Living and Eating is above all a cookery book, packed with 'luscious recipes' (Marie Claire), with food that has been selected to be simple and delicious. The intention is to narrow the gap between how we eat on a daily basis and how we entertain, recognizing that the most relaxed form of entertaining is simply about inviting people to join you at your table. The collection of recipes is designed to cater for all seasons and occasions, and gives attention to making the best ever version of everyone's favourites: there are recipes for roast chicken, the definitive tomato salad, tagliatelle a la carbonara, apple tart and summer pudding. The book goes beyond the food itself to look at the whole context in which we enjoy it - the plates and glasses we eat and drink from, the equipment we use to prepare the food and the kitchen in which we cook. Exquisitely designed and produced, and illustrated with stunning food photography and photographs of John Pawson's London house, Living and Eating is an unparalleled, much praised guide to a simple yet utterly seductive way of cooking, eating and living.
Author: Martha Grimes
For waitress and cub reporter Emma Graham, tragedy defines where she lives. Spirit Lake, La Porte, and Lake Noir have been held in thrall by intertwined crimes: the murders of Mary-Evelyn Devereau, Rose Queen, and Fern Queen; the supposed kidnapping of a four-month-old baby from the Belle Ruin hotel twenty years previously; and, most recently, the attack on Emma. And with the arrival of an unexpected visitor and a drifter, it looks like the bad times have only begun...
The Art of French Pastry
Author: Jacquy Pfeiffer, Martha Rose Shulman
An in-depth reference to the fundamentals of pastry by an award-winning chef featured in the 2009 documentary, Kings of Pastry, instructs readers on the critical role of precision and understanding about how ingredients react in different environments while sharing lighthearted memories from his culinary life.