Desserts

Desserts

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By (author) Michel Roux

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  • Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 168mm x 212mm x 32mm | 840g
  • Publication date: 17 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1844009831
  • ISBN 13: 9781844009831
  • Illustrations note: Over 150 colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 38,705

Product description

Desserts have been a lifelong passion for Michel Roux and he is widely regarded as an authority on them. Here he takes a fresh new look at the whole subject, presenting updated great classics and mouthwatering contemporary recipes, inspired by his travels and designed to suit today's fresher, lighter palate. Each chapter focuses on a particular type of dessert from simple fruit ideas, hot souffles and puddings, ice creams and sorbets - through meringues, mousses and parfaits - to delectable tarts, pastries and gateaux. Step-by-step recipes guide you through specific techniques throughout. Creative, diverse and lavishly illustrated, this superb collection of over 120 recipes includes desserts for all seasons and to suit all occasions.

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Michel Roux has held three Michelin stars for an astonishing 25 years at his renowned restaurant, The Waterside Inn at Bray. His career has been hugely successful ever since he opened his first restaurant, the acclaimed Le Gavroche in London, with his brother Albert. Michel has received countless other culinary honours, culminating in the OBE and Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur. Michel frequently appears on television and has written several successful books, including eggs, sauces and pastry in this popular format. The latter received the Andre Simon special commendation award and his original sauces book won the Glenfiddich Visual Award and sold 300,000 copies.