Desserts around the World (Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks)

Overview

Completely revised and updated, Desserts around the World serves up tantalizing recipes for Moroccan date cake, Sacher torte from Austria, Brazilian fried bananas, and more. Seasoned liberally with vibrant, color photographs and easy, step-by-step directions, many of the recipes are low in fat and call for ingredients you may already have at home. Also included are dessert menu selections and an expanded cultural section highlighting dessert customs from around the world, including holiday and festival ...
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Overview

Completely revised and updated, Desserts around the World serves up tantalizing recipes for Moroccan date cake, Sacher torte from Austria, Brazilian fried bananas, and more. Seasoned liberally with vibrant, color photographs and easy, step-by-step directions, many of the recipes are low in fat and call for ingredients you may already have at home. Also included are dessert menu selections and an expanded cultural section highlighting dessert customs from around the world, including holiday and festival traditions. This book will show you how to treat your family and friends to delicious, internationally inspired desserts.

Presents recipes for making favorite desserts from around the world and explains the traditions behind them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822541264
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Series: Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks Series
  • Pages: 72
  • Age range: 10 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Changing Traditions 9
A World of Tasty Treats 9
Holidays and Festivals 11
Before You Begin 17
The Careful Cook 18
Cooking Utensils 19
Cooking Terms 19
Special Ingredients 20
Healthy and Low-Fat Cooking Tips 21
Metric Conversions Chart 23
An International Dessert Table 25
A Dessert Menu 26
Africa 29
African Fruit Salad 30
Moroccan Date Cake 31
Peanut Puffs 33
Asia and Australia 35
Rice Pudding 36
Mango on Sticky Rice 38
Lamingtons 40
Europe 43
Yogurt Pie 44
Honey Cake 45
Double Chocolate Walnut Biscotti 47
Sacher Torte 48
The Caribbean, Mexico, and South America 51
Cinnamon Cookies 53
Caribbean Sorbet 54
Fried Bananas with Cinnamon Sugar 55
Flan 56
Holiday and Festival Desserts 59
Chinese New Year's Cake 60
Haman's Ears 62
Christmas Bread 64
Strawberry Torte 66
Stuffed Pancakes 68
Index 70
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