This title includes more than 350 irresistibly sweet temptations for after-dinner indulgence. It provides easy-to-follow chapters that feature every variety of dessert: Hot Desserts; Cold Desserts; Cakes & Gateaux; Pastries & Pies; Custards, Souffles & Mousses; and, Fruit Salads and Ices & Sorbets. It includes a large selection of no-fat and low-fat desserts. It provides step-by-step pictures that ensure that even inexperienced cooks are guaranteed success, with beautiful images of each finished dish. It provides guidance on ingredients, equipment and techniques, together with useful cook's tips throughout, make this a vital addition to any kitchen library. Every recipe shown step by step in over 1600 stunning colour photographs. This book is every dessert-lover's dream. It contains fabulous recipes for every dessert imaginable and can be used on any occasion. Luscious, zesty and tempting - every dish will delight and amaze. Try a Chocolate Almond Meringue Pie or Hot Mocha Rum Souffles for total indulgence. For the more health-conscious, there is a large selection of low and no-fat delights, including Nectarine and Hazelnut Meringues and even guilt-free Tia Maria Gateau.
Quick-and-easy Peach and Ginger Pashka, and Chocolate Fudge Sundaes provide desserts in a flash, while the Sachertorte and Tarte au Citron are fit to grace any dinner-party table. It includes a comprehensive introduction that provides essential information about ingredients, equipment and basic techniques. Each recipe is illustrated with clear step-by-step photographs to show the key stages, and there are useful cook's tips to ensure you get great results every time.
Editor Martha Day has been a food writer and editor for more than 20 years. She writes on a wide variety of subjects, none closer to her heart than desserts, and has used her considerable experience working with food to assemble the recipes in this collection. Martha has written for or contributed to a number of food and lifestyle publications.