This book features delectable mousses, ice creams, terrines, puddings, pies, pastries and cookies, shown step by step in more than 270 gorgeous photographs. It is an irresistible collection of recipes, which demonstrate the wonderful versatility of coffee in the kitchen. It features all the classic coffee desserts and cakes, such as Tiramisu, Coffee Coeurs a la Creme, Mocha Sponge Cake and Cappuccino Torte. It also includes coffee-infused variations of recipes, such as Coffee Custard Tart, Sticky Pear Pudding, Danish Coffee Pastries and Coffee Cream Profiteroles. You can choose from delicious souffles and meringues, puddings, fruit and iced desserts, melt-in-the-mouth cakes, pastries, breads and biscuits. It contains over 270 photographs, which include step-by-step instructions and a glorious picture of every finished dish. This sumptuous cookbook is dedicated to exploring coffee with new and exciting recipes for all occasions, from iced delights, luxurious tortes and melt-in-the-mouth pies and pastries, to satisfying and more-ish biscuits and breads.
The recipes give full scope to the imagination, showing how the rich taste of coffee can transform classic dishes into something really special. From simple sponges to tempting tarts and velvety cheesecakes, there are desserts to rival any professional confection. Some, such as Coffee Almond Marsala Slice, are perfect with mid-morning coffee. Others, like Coffee Chocolate Mousse Cake and Cappuccino Torte, make unforgettable dinner party finales. With updated recipes and classic pastries and cookies from all around the world, this is a beautifully presented book with clearly explained instructions and photographs.
Catherine Atkinson is a trained Cordon Bleu cook and has worked in various hotels and restaurants including the Roux Brothers' patisserie. She currently works as a freelance writer, is a consultant for various food and lifestyle magazines and has contributed to several books.