author: makiko searle
pages: 208, hardback
Impress family and friends with beautiful baking whatever the occasion! Whether you’re looking to make a divine dinner-party dessert, party-table treats or an edible gift to brighten someone’s day, Pretty Patisserie by Makiko Searle provides a whole host of inspiration for the home baker.
Pretty Pâtisserie is bursting with innovative decorative designs for traditional treats such as éclairs and gâteaux opéras, as well as tempting chocolates and beautiful biscuits. Choose from over 40 delicious ideas, each with step-by-step instructions and photography to help you create professional-looking pâtisserie in your own kitchen.
Chapters include Biscuits & Cookies, Sponge Cakes, Choux Pastry and Chocolate Treats, which all cover the basics before progressing onto more advanced pâtisserie projects. Discover decorative techniques such as pâte décor, basic sugar modelling and decorative piping, as well as learning how to use edible and piped flowers as decoration.
Combining the precision of a pastry chef with the creative flair of a cake designer, Makiko Searle breathes life and beauty back into the art of pâtisserie, giving classic French pastries her own contemporary twist and unique decorative touch.