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Miette: Recipes from San Francisco's Most Charming Pastry Shopby Meg Ray
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The latest and most comprehensive baking book yet from best-selling author and and#8220;diva of dessertsand#8221; Rose Levy Beranbaum
Legendary baker Rose Levy Beranbaum is back with her most extensive and#8220;bibleand#8221; yet. With all-new recipes for the best cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, candies, pastries, breads, and more, this magnum opus draws from Roseand#8217;s passion and expertise in every category of baking. As is to be expected from the woman whoand#8217;s been called and#8220;the most meticulous cook who ever lived,and#8221; each sumptuous recipe is truly foolproofand#8212;with detail-oriented instructions that eliminate guesswork, and#8220;plan-aheads,and#8221; ingenious tips, and highlights for success. From simple everyday crowd-pleasers (Coffee Crumb Cake Muffins, Gingersnaps, Gooseberry Crisp) to show-stopping stunners (Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Tart, Mango Bango Cheesecake, White Christmas Peppermint Cake) to bakery-style pastries developed for the home kitchen (the famous French Kouign Amann), every recipe proves that delicious perfection is within reach for any baker.
The latest and most comprehensive baking book yet from legendary bestselling author Rose Levy Beranbaum, with recipes for all kinds of baked goods including cakes, pies, cookies, pastries, and breads.
Renowned for beautiful cakes and whimsical confections, Miette Patisserie is among the most beloved of San Francisco's culinary destinations for locals and travelers. Miette's pretty Parisian aesthetic enchants visitors with tables piled high with beribboned bags of gingersnaps, homemade marshmallows, fleur de sel caramels, and rainbows of gumballs. This cookbook brings the enchantment home, sharing 100 secret formulas for favorite Miette treats from chef and owner Meg Ray. More than 75 gorgeous color photos capture the unique beauty of Miette desserts and shops. Scalloped edges on the book block enhance the preciousness of this fetching package. Just like the adorable cakes, cookies, clairs and tarts for sale in Miette's case, this book is irresistible!
About the Author
Meg Ray is chef and owner of Miette and Miette Confiserie. She lives in Oakland, California.
Leslie Jonath is the author of several cookbooks, crafting, and children's books. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Frankie Frankeny is one of Entertainment Weekly's "100 Most Creative People in the United States" and a frequent photographer for Chronicle Books. She lives in San Francisco.
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