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World Class Cakes: 250 Classic Recipes from Boston Cream Pie to Madeleines and Macarons
     

World Class Cakes: 250 Classic Recipes from Boston Cream Pie to Madeleines and Macarons

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by Roger Pizey
 

Every country in the world has a cake that is truly a classic--one that has stood the test of time and continues to be passed down from generation to generation. World Class Cakes is a compilation of these timeless recipes, culled from mothers and grandmothers all the world over. Whether you want to make a moist sponge cake to accompany your afternoon tea or

Overview

Every country in the world has a cake that is truly a classic--one that has stood the test of time and continues to be passed down from generation to generation. World Class Cakes is a compilation of these timeless recipes, culled from mothers and grandmothers all the world over. Whether you want to make a moist sponge cake to accompany your afternoon tea or craft a show-stopping layer cake to dazzle at a party, you'll find the recipe in this book. Includes scrumptious recipes like:

-Japanese green tea pound cake

-French flourless chocolate cake

-Russian lemon and poppy seed cake

-Tres leche cake from Central America

-American red velvet cake and hundreds more...

Accompanied by stunning step-by-step photography, a history of each cake and the traditions associated with it, and over 250 recipes, this book is essential for any baking enthusiast. Discover why you shouldn't speak above a whisper when making a Polish babka, which country believed you should sleep with wedding cake under your pillow to meet your future husband, and loads more in this charming cake companion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937994167
Publisher:
Race Point Publishing
Publication date:
09/15/2013
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
935,373
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Pizey is a professional baker and patissier with more than 20 years of experience. He was featured as a pastry expert on the television show Hell's Kitchen.

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