Les Petits Sweets: Two-Bite Desserts from the French Patisserie (Hardcover)

Two-Bite Desserts from the French Patisserie

By Kathryn Gordon, Anne E. McBride

Running Press Book Publishers, 9780762457281, 304pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2016

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Description

When it comes to sweets, the French do it best If you love macarons, sables, petit fours, and madeleines, you're in for a sweet treat. This delicious cookbook is full of recipes for bite-size French desserts that pack a sweet punch. With the tiny desserts featured in Les Petits Sweets, you can taste more than one, or have a dessert-tasting party to try them all. And try them you must. With flavors like:
  • Earl Grey
  • lavender
  • cassis
  • cardamom
  • apple-yuzu
...and more, it will be impossible to choose just one. Nougats, caramels, and tiny cakes and cookies will help you expand your French repertoire and flex your baking muscles. Tangerine-Poppy Financiers, Tarte Tatin Macarons, Strawberry-Matcha Tartelettes, Chocolate-Macadamia Shortbreads, and Sesame-Chocolate-Orange Wafers are just a few of the imaginative patisserie offerings you can recreate at home. Classic French techniques explain each recipe from start to finish. Go ahead, have dessert first.


About the Author

Kathryn Gordon is a professional baking instructor and chef with sold-out classes at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. She lives in Brooklyn.

Anne E. McBride is the co-author of six books and the director of the Experimental Cuisine Collective at New York University. She lives in New Jersey.
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