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Austrian Desserts and Pastries: 108 Classic Recipes


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Whether it's delicious Esterhazyschnitten (meringue slices with buttercream filling), fluffy Schaumrollen (puff pastry rolls filled with soft vanilla meringue), or classic Bundt cake, these desserts represent the finest of Austrian cuisine. Viennese pastry chef Dietmar Fercher offers 180 of his irresistible recipes, photographed by Konrad Limbeck with mouth-watering results. Sophisticated and diverse, these desserts will satisfy any palate. Enjoy personal anecdotes on the scrumptious traditional pastries while also learning the basics of sweet baking.


The new standard volume of the finest desserts and pastries from Austria.

About the Author

Dietmar Fercher was born in Carinthia. After learning his trade in Spittal an der Drau, he perfected his knowledge as a pastry chef in Austria and abroad. He worked as the master confectioner at the Kurkonditorei Oberlaa and as head patissier for the Hilton hotels in Vienna and Düsseldorf as well as for the Imperial Hotels and its cafés. For more than twenty years, Fercher's own café-patisserie, which has won the Golden Coffeebean award from Gault Millau and Jacobs Coffee, has been the home of his sweet culinary creations.Andrea Karrer, born in 1963, is a versatile ambassador of Austrian culinary traditions. She has a weekly radio show, writes newspaper columns, works with Austrian chef Christian Petz, appears on TV, writes wonderfully tempting cookbooks, and all these activities express her true passion: cooking.Konrad Limbeck, born in 1974 in Upper Bavaria, has felt drawn to culinary delights since his childhood. After becoming a professional photographer, Limbeck, who lives in Vienna, has been working for a number of lifestyle magazines.

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Fercher, Dietmar
Skyhorse Publishing
Karrer, Andrea
Limbeck, Konrad
Cooking and Food-Desserts
Cooking and Food-International General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
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250 full-color photographs
9 x 7 in

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