Tarts and Pies: The Art of Baking Irresistible Sweet and Savoury Pastries, from Wonderfully Simple to Seriously Indulgent, with Over 20 Perfect Recipes and 100 Colour Photographs by Maggie Mayhew

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  • ISBN 10 0754816958
  • ISBN 13 9780754816959
  • Published Jun 30 2006
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 64
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Anness Publishing
  • Imprint Lorenz Books

Publishers Text

This work contains a selection of fantastic sweet and savoury recipes with over 100 beautiful colour photographs. It explores the art of making tarts and pastries and provides all the essential information for making successful pastry. It includes recipes for all types of pastry from shortcrust and puff to choux, filo and strudel, and offers practical advice on preparing fillings, glazes and sauces. It provides illustrated step-by-step instructions for kneading, shaping and trimming techniques. Whether it is a fruit tart, a savoury starter or a homemade game pie, pastry is one of the most versatile and delicious ingredients to cook with. This book explores the many possibilities of pastry cooking, with mouth-watering ideas for fillings and sauces and how to get the most important ingredient - your pastry - just right. As well as easy-to-follow recipes such as simple shortcrust pies, there are also recipes for puff, choux, filo, strudel and hot-water crust and essential information on baking time and temperatures as well as ideas for fillings, sauces and glazes. It includes plenty of tips, ideas and tricks of the trade to ensure that your finished tart, pie or starter turns out just right! A little book full of big ideas, this is a must-have for any budding pastry chef.

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