This book contains classic recipes from around the world and is divided into chapters covering ice cream and iced desserts; cold desserts; pies, tarts and cheesecakes; cakes, gateaux and pastries; fruit desserts; and hot puddings. Try Rich Chocolate Mousse Gateau or Meringues with Chestnut Cream. There follows a helpful section giving tips and advice, including techniques on making different types of pastry, preparing fresh fruit and mastering some basic recipes such as Creme Anglaise and Chocolate Fudge Sauce. Each recipe is illustrated with full-colour photography and written in easy-to-follow steps. This tempting volume will provide inspiration time and time again for making a glorious array of delightful desserts.
Kate Eddison is an editor of illustrated cookery titles. She is a keen traveller and has visited many countries, sampling traditional dishes from around the world. For this volume, she has selected and brought together a variety of international classic dessert recipes from a number of leading food writers.