New Orleans Classic Desserts

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Quintessential desserts from America's favorite food city.

This gift cookbook is a collection of favorite delights from world-renowned New Orleans restaurants and chefs. The 45 recipes compiled include examples of signature New Orleans dishes invented or raised to their highest level in this city. Legends, lore, and musings accompany each recipe, topped off with delicious photographs. Selections include bread pudding from Bon Ton Café, bananas Foster from Brennan's, cherries ...

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Overview

Quintessential desserts from America's favorite food city.

This gift cookbook is a collection of favorite delights from world-renowned New Orleans restaurants and chefs. The 45 recipes compiled include examples of signature New Orleans dishes invented or raised to their highest level in this city. Legends, lore, and musings accompany each recipe, topped off with delicious photographs. Selections include bread pudding from Bon Ton Café, bananas Foster from Brennan's, cherries jubilee from Broussard's, sweet potato pie from Dooky Chase, crème caramel from Galatoire's, pecan pie from Camelia Grill, crème brûlée from Arnaud's, turtle cookies from the once-ubiquitous McKenzie's bakeries, pralines from the Poor Clares, and banana cream pie from Emeril's.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589804449
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Series: Classic Recipes Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 423,832
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kit Wohl
Kit Wohl is an author, photographer, and artist who works with chefs, restaurants, and hotels across the country. New Orleans Classic Creole Recipes is her eleventh book. Arnaud's Restaurant Cookbook: New Orleans Legendary Creole Cuisine, published by Pelican in 2005, received national acclaim, and The P&J Oyster Cookbook was named Cookbook of the Year by New Orleans Magazine. Her previous books in the Classic Recipes Series include New Orleans Classic Celebrations, New Orleans Classic Cocktails, New Orleans Classic Brunches, New Orleans Classic Desserts, New Orleans Classic Appetizers, New Orleans Classic Seafood, and New Orleans Classic Gumbos and Soups. Wohl and Billy, her husband, live in the Big Easy.
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Table of Contents


Cakes & Pies
Banana Cream Pie   Chef Emeril Lagasse     13
Brown Butter Banana Tartlet   Chef Donald Link     14
Cafe Brulot Pudding Cake   Chef Robert Barker     17
Chocolate Pie$dDelmonico     18
Doberge Cake   Beulah Ledner     21
King Cake   Susan Hennessey     22
Lemon Icebox Pie$dLa Cuisine     25
Pecan Pie   Camellia Grill     26
Pave au Chocolate   Chef Warren LeRuth     29
Strawberry Shortcake   Tom Fitzmorris     30
Sweet Potato Pie   Chef Leah Chase     33
Custards & Puddings
Bread Pudding$dBon Ton Cafe     36
Bread Pudding Souffle$dCommander's Palace     39
White Chocolate Bread Pudding$dPalace Cafe     40
Creme Brulee$dArnaud's     43
Creme Caramel$dGalatoire's     44
Floating Island   Chef Gerard Crozier     47
Pot du Creme Cafe au Lait   Chef John Besh     48
Candies & Cookies
Beignets     52
Pralines   Sister Mary     55
Roman Chewing Candy   Ron Kottemann     56
Tuile Cookies   Chef Cathy Pollard     59
Turtle Cookies$dMcKenzie's Bakery     60
Wedding Meringue Kisses   Linda Ellerbee     63
Oreilles De Cochon   Marcelle Bienvenu     64
Pecan Lace Cookies   Chef April Bellow     65
Flambe
Baked Alaska$dAntoine's     68
Bananas Foster$dBrennan's     71
Cherries Jubilee$dBroussard's     72
Crepes Suzette Arnaud   Chef Gaetano DiGiovanni     75
Ices & Ice Creams
Cantaloupe Ice$dBrocato's     79
Lemon Ice   Ginny Warren     84
Strawberry Ice     85
Watermelon Ice     84
Mile High Ice Cream Pie$dPontchartrain Hotel     83
Peach Melba Ice Cream Sandwich   Chef Susan Spicer     80
Vanilla Ice Cream$dBayona     85
Accompaniments, Sauces & Garnishes
Caramel Sauce     90
Chocolate Butter Cream Icing     90
Chocolate Sauce     90
Creme Anglaise     91
Fruit Coulis     29
Pecans
Pralined     88
Sweet     88
Spicy     89
Toasted     89
Baking Essentials     92
Index      95
Acknowledgements     96
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2007

    Delicious Escapade, Easy Elegance

    It makes perfect sense that the Big Easy, with its knack for nostalgia as well as its passion for living in the moment and savoring it, would be the home of so many decadent after-dinner celebrations. In this gorgeously photographed gift book, Kit Wohl has compiled a collection of classic desserts celebrating the city¿s renowned sweet tooth, complete with straightforward recipes for creating easy elegance.

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