Bite-Sized French Pastries for the Beginner Baker (Paperback)
Get Started in French Pastry with Small & Simple Bakes
This collection of mouthwatering French pastries packs all the flavor of your Parisian favorites and none of the fuss. Using simple language and detailed directions, Sylvie Gruber helps you learn the ins and outs of French pastry on bite-sized canvases. By shrinking the scale of these delightful baked goods, you get more practice at the foundational techniques to make expert level delicacies. These little tarts, cakes and cookies are faster to make and easy to shareâ€”perfect for any beginner baker.
Sylvieâ€™s easy-to-follow instructions and troubleshooting tips make mastering base recipes like PĂ˘te SablĂ©e, CrĂ¨me PĂ˘tissiĂ¨re and PĂ˘te Ă Choux a cinch. Try your hand at favorite bakes like SablĂ©s Bretons, TigrĂ©s Financiers or Mini Cherry Clafoutis that are a perfect pick- me-up or addition to an afternoon tea. Wow your friends with decadent, yet deceptively simple, desserts like Mini Vanilla Ă‰claires, White Chocolate and Lime Madeleines and Coconut CrĂ©mes BrĂ»lĂ©es.
With 60 mouthwatering, easy-to-tackle recipes to choose from, this will undoubtedly become your go-to guide for delicious French pastries thatâ€™ll always hit the (sweet) spot.
About the Author
Sylvie Gruber is the creator of the blog A Baking Journey, where she shares tutorials and beginner pastry and dessert recipes for home bakers. She is certified in Classic French Pastry Training. Born in Belgium, Sylvie currently resides in Melbourne, Australia, with her family.
â€śSylvie knows her pastryâ€”and now you can too! Her foolproof recipes and thoughtful instruction set every baker up for sweet success.â€ť
â€”Tessa Huff, author of Icing on the Cake
â€śSylvie transforms the intimidating idea of French pastry into bite-sized steps that anyone can follow to recreate tiny, but impressive desserts.â€ť
â€”Sam Rehn, creator of Buttermilk by Sam
â€śSylvie is an ambassador of French pastry in the world, her knowledge of patisserie is unmatched. This book contains everything from truly authentic French desserts to modern ones, a must-have!â€ť
â€”SaĂŻd Mâ€™Dahoma, creator of Pastry Nerd
â€śThis book is a must-have! Sylvieâ€™s baking expertise will undoubtedly help even a beginner bake up authentic French pastry.â€ť
â€”Kelli Avila, creator of Everyday Pie