Chez Panisse Desserts

Chez Panisse Desserts

by Lindsey R. Shere, Alice Waters

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Lindsey Shere, pastry chef at Chez Panisse since 1971, shares recipes for basic pastries, cookies, cakes, and creams grouped around their dominant ingredient--from apples and berries to dried fruits, chocolate, wine, and spirits. The subtle, surprising results complement seasonal menus.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679755715
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/1994
Edition description: 1st paperback ed
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Lindsey R. Shere is a retired pastry chef living in Sonoma County. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, after studying French language, literature, and political history. In 1971 she and Alice Waters collaborated to open the restaurant Chez Panisse, where she worked as a celebrated pastry chef until her retirement in 1998. Shere was named Pastry Chef of the Year by the James Beard Foundation in 1993.

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Chez Panisse Desserts 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
msmalnick on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A somewhat uneven book, but the fruit recipes are great (and plentiful) and the crusts are all good as well. Recommended.