Synopses & Reviews
Having grown up in Austria and Hungary, Krisztina draws from the traditions of her past to offer a user-friendly approach to cookie crafting from the Old Country. Since she was a young girl, Krisztina has had a passion for baking cookies for her friends and family, making more and more every year. In European Cookies for Every Occasion Krisztina shares her passion with a wonderful collection of 42 delicious, authentic European cookie recipes.
From Chocolate Crescents and Lemon Bars to Jam Blossoms and Cherry Kisses, European Cookies for Every Occasion includes cookies for every skill level. Each recipe includes easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions to make sure you succeed in making the perfect cookies for the holidays as a special treat for your guests or to give as a hostess gift.
Along with more than 200 full-color photographs, the book also includes tips on setting up your kitchen and techniques for working with marzipan, melting and molding chocolate, and handling dough so that your cookies will come out perfectly every time.
Traditional and contemporary recipes that include easy-to-follow step-by-step illustrated instructions for cookies, pralines, bars,and more!
About the Author
Krisztina Maksai has been baking since she made her first cake at the age of eleven. Since then, she has been playing with the recipes she grew up with in Central Europe, tweaking them to create original cookies. Krisztina continues to top her own cookie-making records every holiday season. She divides her time between Hungary, Vienna, and Los Angeles.