World Class Cakes

World Class Cakes : 250 Classic Recipes from Boston Cream Pie to Madeleines and Macarons

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Every country in the world has a cake that is truly a classic--one that has stood the test of time and continues to be passed down from generation to generation. "World Class Cakes" is a compilation of these timeless recipes, culled from mothers and grandmothers all the world over. Whether you want to make a moist sponge cake to accompany your afternoon tea or craft a show-stopping layer cake to dazzle at a party, you'll find the recipe in this book. Includes scrumptious recipes like: -Japanese green tea pound cake-French flourless chocolate cake-Russian lemon and poppy seed cake-Tres leche cake from Central America-American red velvet cake and hundreds more...Accompanied by stunning step-by-step photography, a history of each cake and the traditions associated with it, and over 250 recipes, this book is essential for any baking enthusiast. Discover why you shouldn't speak above a whisper when making a Polish babka, which country believed you should sleep with wedding cake under your pillow to meet your future husband, and loads more in this charming cake companion.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 218.44 x 271.78 x 35.56mm | 1,814.36g
  • Race Point Publishing
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1937994163
  • 9781937994167
  • 584,316

About Roger Pizey

Roger Pizey is a professional baker and patissier with more than 20 years of experience. He was featured as a pastry expert on the television show Hell's Kitchen.show more

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