Baking for All Occasions
By Flo Braker
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811845472, 396pp.)
Publication Date: November 2008
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Baking expert Flo Braker rises to the occasion with more than 200 celebration-worthy recipes for baked goods. Whether it's an impressive Dark Chocolate Custard Tart to wish someone a happy birthday, a blue ribbon-worthy batch of Fresh Mint Brownies for the annual family reunion, or an Old World Braided Coffee Cake to impress the bridge club, each recipe is custom-crafted to commemorate life's special events. Lots of introductory information on techniques and ingredients ensure that each treat will be baked to perfection, making this a fabulous reference for any cookbook library. Baking for All Occasions makes each day something to celebrate.
Flo Braker is the author of Sweet Miniatures and The Simple Art of Perfect Baking. She lives in Palo Alto, California.
Scott Peterson is a San Francisco-based photographer.
Chuck Williams is the founder of Williams-Sonoma.
"Every baker will be richly rewarded by this wonderful book." Chuck Williams, founder of Williams-Sonoma