Sweet Magic (Hardcover)

Easy Recipes for Delectable Desserts

By Michel Richard, Peter Kaminsky

Ecco, 9780061928215, 240pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2010

List Price: 27.50*
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From popular pastry chef Michel Richard, author of Happy in the Kitchen, comes Sweet Magic—a gorgeous, hand-illustrated primer of classic and innovative dessert recipes. Winner of multiple James Beard Awards and an acknowledged pastry genius whom Thomas Keller called “one of the great practitioners of the culinary arts in America” Michel Richard is on a mission to help you improve your dessert technique—and he’s got the stuff to help serious bakers perform Sweet Magic over and over again!

Praise For Sweet Magic: Easy Recipes for Delectable Desserts

“…cheerful, perfect-to-make-on-a-Sunday-afternoon recipes” and “American classics including cherry pie, apple pie, and chocolate chip cookies, have their place alongside French favorites such as crepes, meringues, and éclairs in this delightful and timeless title that feels like a small but worthy indulgence.”
— Publishers Weekly

“Personal, humorous and fun.
— Wine Spectator

“…the playful tale of the boy who would (always) be chef, complete with instructions on preparing French classic desserts... along with some personal inventions... Before you’re finished, you will be tempted to believe life IS just a bowl of Cherry ... Clafouti.
— Georgetown Dish