A World of Cake: 150 Recipes for Sweet Traditions from Cultures Near and Far; Honey cakes to flat cakes, fritters to chiffons, tartes to tortes, meringues to mooncakes, fruit cakes to spice cakes

A World of Cake: 150 Recipes for Sweet Traditions from Cultures Near and Far; Honey cakes to flat cakes, fritters to chiffons, tartes to tortes, meringues to mooncakes, fruit cakes to spice cakes

by Krystina Castella

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Overview

Take your sweet tooth on a global tour! Whether you’re indulging in Australian pavlova, Japanese mochi, or Italian panettone, it’s just not a celebration without cake. In this delectable cookbook, Krystina Castella offers more than 150 irresistible cake recipes from around the world, accompanied by mouthwatering photographs and insights into unique cultural traditions. Discover exciting new flavors and innovative twists on your favorite desserts as you explore the sweet delights of a variety of chiffons, fruitcakes, meringues, and more. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603424462
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 50 MB
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About the Author

Krystina Castella is a professor at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. She is the author of A World of Cake, Pops!, Crazy About Cupcakes, and Discovering Nature’s Alphabet, and she has been published in Craft magazine.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Cake Walk. A Sweet Tour of Cake History, Culture, and Language

Chapter 2: North America. Sugar and Spice and Doughnuts Are Nice

Chapter 3: Latin America. Street Sweets and Festive Quinceanera Cakes

Chapter 4: Western and Central Europe. Pastry Artistry and Cafe Culture Get Married

Chapter 5: The British Isles. Comfort Cakes and High-Society Delights

Chapter 6: Scandinavia. The Romance of Berries and Liqueur, Topped with Cream

Chapter 7: Eastern Europe. Marzipan, Gingerbread, and Other Fairy-Tale Cakes

Chapter 8: The Mediterranean. Epic Confections from Balmy Climates and Ancient Cultures

Chapter 9: Africa. Deep-Fried Nibbles and Crunchy Bananas

Chapter 10: The Middle East. Ancient Treats and Sacred Sweets

Chapter 11: The Indian Subcontinent. Milk Sweets, Dumplings, and Candy Confections

Chapter 12: The Far East. Good-for-Your-Soul Sweets

Chapter 13: Southeast Asia. Welcome to the Spice Islands

Chapter 14: Australia and New Zealand. Cakes with Character

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