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The Classic and Contemporary Recipes of Yves Thuriès, Restaurant Pastries and Desserts
Poritzky-Lauvand, Rhona (Translator)
Lauvand, Rhona P.
John Wiley & Sons
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The Classic and Contemporary Recipes of Yves Thuriès Restaurant Pastries and Desserts translated by Rhona Poritzky Lauvand A wonderful opportunity now exists for American chefs to benefit from the inspired creativity of the
world-renowned master chef Yves Thuriès. Available for the first time in English, Restaurant Pastries and Desserts is the third volume on French pastry in the series that is the benchmark culinary reference for professionals in France. The translation of
this ten-volume series is being heralded as a milestone in the culinary arts. Jacques Torres, pastry chef at the famed Le Cirque, calls the series "the new encyclopedia of baking and cooking." Never before has Thuriès written of modern restaurant
pastries and desserts in this way; specifically individual plate presentationsassembled and prepared for an individual serving plate. This now established trend is seen in the finest restaurants and allows for a fresher, more creative approach to
plated desserts featuring unique sauces, garnishes, and different types of mousses, cream soufflés, fruits, and jams. An entire chapter focuses on soufflés, including cream soufflés which can be prepared ahead of time and frozen. This will be a great
addition to repertoires of American chefs, as these soufflés are not well known in this country. More than 500 desserts are accompanied by color photographs, showing how Thuriès presents the desserts when he prepares them. Over 1000 recipes have been
adapted to modern restaurant pastry methods, bringing new life to this area of French cuisine. With basics developed during this and earlier centuries, Thuriès now creates the foundation for pastry making in the twenty-first century. Thuriès brings
Restaurant Pastries and Desserts, which until now has been reserved for the elite of the profession, within the reach of everyone by means of simple and exact recipes and clear and precise instructions. A comprehensive glossary of cooking terms and
ingredients makes this professional reference accessible to culinary students as well as serious cooks. This series offers an unparalleled opportunity to learn the culinary craft of Chef Yves Thuriès, a renowned Compagnon du Tour de France who has won
acclaim in a country that glitters with brilliant chefs. There is no precise English translation for Compagnon. This title represents a lifetime of dedicated apprenticeship and rigorous study that begins in youth and culminates in a tour of study with
accomplished chefs throughout France. Each Compagnon bears a passionate respect for the art he is entrusted with passing on to the next generation. The work of Chef Yves Thuriès is inspirational. Anne Sterling, food critic, sums it up beautifully: "With
the works of Yves Thuriès on the shelf, the professional chef is never without inspiration." Enjoy.
Restaurant Pastries and Desserts introduces students to the techniques that have become the professional standard for pastry
making in France. This volume presents individual plated desserts, an established trend in better restaurants. Included are over 600 recipes and over 400 full-color photographs showing the extraordinary desserts you can make. From fruit desserts to creme
soufflés and mousses, you learn what you need to create them.
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