Le Cordon Bleu Dessert Techniques: More Than 1,000 Photographs Illustrating 300 Preparation And Cooking Techniques For Making Tarts, Pi by Le Cordon Bleu, Bridget Jones |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Le Cordon Bleu Dessert Techniques: More Than 1,000 Photographs Illustrating 300 Preparation And Cooking Techniques For Making Tarts, Pi

Le Cordon Bleu Dessert Techniques: More Than 1,000 Photographs Illustrating 300 Preparation And Cooking Techniques For Making Tarts, Pi

by Le Cordon Bleu, Bridget Jones
     
 

For the first time, the chefs and instructors of the world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu cooking schools have written a cookbook that will teach anyone, from novices with a sweet tooth to expert bakers, how to prepare beautiful and delicious desserts at home. Hundreds of techniques are explained in step-by-step detail, with more than one thousand color photographs

Overview

For the first time, the chefs and instructors of the world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu cooking schools have written a cookbook that will teach anyone, from novices with a sweet tooth to expert bakers, how to prepare beautiful and delicious desserts at home. Hundreds of techniques are explained in step-by-step detail, with more than one thousand color photographs illustrating the experts methods for success.

Even if you've never made a sugar syrup or rolled out a piecrust before, this is the book for you. The simplest of techniques, typically left out of most cookbooks, are covered in the greatest detail. When you've mastered the basics, Le Cordon Bleu Dessert Techniques will challenge you to make increasingly difficult recipes on your way to preparing dazzling desserts. For example, upon mastering the basics of grating, chopping, melting, tempering and piping choclate, you'll want to try your hand at creating choclate ribbons and culs, marbleized chocolate slabs, and lacy chocolate cups for truly spectacular presentation. Once you've reviewed the techniquws for baking perfect cake layers, you'll be reday to creat a Chocolate Chestnut Roulade or the classic and decadent Sachertorte.

After learning from the experts, you'll be piping meringue, whipping up chocolate mousse, and preparing Pots de Creme with ease before you know it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688169077
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,087,094
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.73(d)

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Pink Champagne Sorbet

2 cups sugar
14 fl oz water
1 bottle pink Champagne
Juice of 1 lemon

Dissolve the sugar in the water over a low heat, then bring the syrup to boil.Stir in the wine and lemon juice.Set aside he wine syrup to cool.Freeze in a sornetiere until smooth, firm and white.Serve at once, or transfer to a container and freeze.

Serves 12

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