Little Choux Temptations
Light, airy, crispy, and now in bite size! In this second book on choux pastries, we discover the possibilities of wonderfully delectable choux in petite form. Little Choux Temptations contains instructions for creating twenty-seven innovative petite choux pastries.
This book explores the endless variations on the choux paste ingredients as well as delicious flavoring options for the filling components. Non-traditional ingredients such as nut oils, fruit and vegetable purees, and herbs and spices are incorporated into the choux paste
to create unique textures, flavors, and appearance. Each recipe is accompanied by detailed instructions, step-by-step photographs, as well as photographs of the finished pastries.
(120 pages, 8.5" x 8.5")
3. HERBS AND SPICES
Lemongrass and Strawberry
Red Pepper and Mango
Light, airy, and crispy, the versatile choux have been delighting pastry enthusiasts for centuries. Choux Temptations is a celebration of the beloved choux that includes instructions for creating thirty sophisticated and innovative choux pastries,
ranging from the familiar French classics such as éclairs, profiteroles, Paris-Brest, Religieuses, and Saint-Honorés to the contemporary creations of elegant choux tarts, modern éclairs, and whimsical choux characters. The book also expands the possibility
of choux pastry with seven tantalizing savory creations. The fundamental technique of the dual-cooking process for preparing pâte à choux (choux paste) and the multi-stage baking approach for solving a common problem in baking choux are introduced.
Choux Temptations is an indispensable source of inspiration and guidance for creating professional-quality choux pastries. Each recipe is accompanied by step-by-step photographs as well as photographs of finished works.
(136 pages, 8.5" x 8.5")
Calamansi and Blackberry
Walnut and Chocolate
Almonds, egg whites, sugar, and magic! The Parisian macaron we know today is a symphony of sweet delight with endless possibilities.
Now you can learn to make these delectable treats right in your own kitchen! Macaron Magic guides you through the essential steps for
making the perfect macaron. It teaches you how to control three key elements—temperature, moisture, and viscosity—to produce
the perfect result every time. The book also introduces the important concept of "quasi-meringue" in the most crucial step of macaron making. From
there, it takes you on an adventure to explore the most delicious macarons, from your favorite happy hour special to an exotic tropical paradise,
from the land of coffee and tea to the morning bazaar, from an array of nutty transformations to a sweet-and-savory wonderland, with the
final chapter dedicated to holiday celebrations. Macaron Magic includes more than forty recipes ranging from timeless classics such as raspberry,
espresso, and rose to innovative creations such as maple bacon, margarita, Guinness caramel, green pea & wasabi, cashew, and bitter almond &
amaretto, from exotic flavors of acai, coconut & lemongrass, jasmine tea, and fig & saffron to spectacular showpieces for Valentine's Day,
Fourth of July, and Christmas.
(116 pages, 8.5" x 8.5")
1. BASIC TECHNIQUES
2. HAPPY HOUR SPECIAL
3. LOST IN PARADISE
4. NUTS ABOUT MACARONS!
5. MORNING BAZAAR
6. I LOVE COFFEE, I LOVE TEA
7. WOW, LOOK AT THOSE LITTLE HAMBURGERS!
8. HOLIDAYS ARE COMING!
Chapter: Happy Hour Special
Chapter: Holidays are Coming!
Chapter: Nuts about Macarons
Coconut and Lemongrass
Macaron Magic 2: Individual Desserts and Showpieces
Almonds, sugar, egg whites, and magic! Encore! In this second installment of Macaron Magic, we explore the tantalizing world of individual desserts and showpieces for macarons. Inspired by seasonal color
palettes and ingredients, Macaron Magic 2 presents twelve innovative creations of macaron desserts, including pineapple and ibérico ham, Meyer lemon and hazelnut, white peach and white chocolate, walnut, fig, and
chocolate, and more. The book also includes instructions on how to construct four dazzling showpieces and a bonus chapter on advanced techniques for creating stunning chocolate and pulled sugar decorations.
Macaron Magic 2 introduces techniques for creating professional-quality macaron desserts and showpieces as well as advanced decorating methods to maximize the visual impact of these edible works of art.
Recipes are accompanied by step-by-step photographs to demonstrate procedures, construction diagrams to offer quick assembly references, and photographs of finished works to provide inspiration.
(104 pages, 8.5" x 8.5")
5. BASIC RECIPES
6. DECORATING TECHNIQUES
Lychee and Raspberry
Hazelnut, Cranberry, and Ginger
Hazelnut, Cranberry, and Ginger