Synopses & Reviews
A comprehensive and gorgeous desserts cookbook from acclaimed chef Michel Roux
In Desserts, the author of the widely acclaimed cookbooks Eggs and Pastry returns with an exhaustive collection of sweet delights, from simple mousses and biscuits to advanced petit fours and homemade chocolates. Three-star Michelin chef Michel Roux is one of the world's most respected chefs and in Desserts he focuses his ability and flare on everyone's favorite course.
The book includes classic dessert recipes as well as modern reinterpretations, all with clear and easy-to-follow instructions. For more complicated techniques, helpful step-by-step photos ensure that even inexperienced home cooks and bakers achieve delicious results.
- Author Michel Roux has won countless culinary honors and is the author of the cookbooks Eggs, Pastry, and Sauces
- The book is packed with 150 gorgeous full-color photographs
For anyone who wants to bake desserts as good as those that come out of professional kitchens, Desserts offers sweet inspiration.
About the Author
Michel Roux is one of the most highly acclaimed chefs in the world, who has held three Michelin stars at The Waterside Inn near Windsor in England for an astonishing 21 years. Michel holds countless other culinary honors, including the Meilleur Ouvier de France en Patisserie in 1976, the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1990, an Honorary Doctorate in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University in 2002, and the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur in 2004. He is also the food and wine consultant for Celebrity Cruises.Michel has appeared in two television series and written several successful cookbooks, including Sauces, which won the Glenfiddich Visual Award.