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Pies and Pastries
Fog City Press
Published: August 2001
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If you think a flaky pastry is too much bother or an elegant tart too difficult to make at home, this book will change your mind! From luscious desserts like Crumb-Topped Apple Raspberry Pie and Black Bottom-Java Cream Tart to
satisfying main courses such as Tourtière or delicate Salmon en Croûte, here are specialties that anyone can prepare with ease.
Pies & Pastries--along with its companion volumes in the Cooking at a Glance series--is the next best thing to
having a master baker stand beside you in your kitchen. All the important techniques for making doughs, fillings, and toppings are described in detailed, clear language. Vivid full-color photo sequences show every stage of preparation, from the start to
the beautiful finished dish.
You'll find Pies & Pastries a delight to use and an invaluable reference. It will quickly prove an indispensable addition to any cook's library--like the other books in the Cooking at a Glance series.
From the innovative step-by-step series, Cooking at a Glance, comes sixty spectacular pie and pastry recipes. From scrumptious desserts to delicious everyday meals, this book teaches you all you need to know to prepare praise-winning sweet
and savory dishes. Every stage is demonstrated in easy-to-follow photographs and is color-coded for quick reference. Cooking at a Glance: Pies & Pastries includes a wealth of tips, hints, nutrition analyses, and a glossary of essential ingredients.
Required equipment is carefully explained and fully illustrated, and each recipe is accompanied by a full-color photograph of the finished dish.
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