Macarons

Pierre Hermé

 
Date Published :
November 2015
Publisher :
Grub Street Cookery
Language:
English
Illustration :
color photos throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781908117236
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 10.75 X 8.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$55.00
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781910690123
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 10.75 X 8.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$29.95
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Overview
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Pierre Hermé is universally acknowledged as the king of French pastry with shops in Tokyo, Paris and London. He is the best, and has even been described as a couturier of pastry. This is a man at the top of his art and there is no question his macarons are in a league of its own. Macarons are the aristocrats of pastry; these brightly colored, mini meringues, daintily sandwiched together with gooey fillings, have become a holy grail for cookery fanatics and there are even food blogs dedicated to them. Now for the first time, all the macaron recipes from this most celebrated French pâtissier are published in English. The French language edition has been one of the most sought after cookbooks of recent years. And just like Pierre Hermé’s famous macarons, it would be difficult for any macaron book to surpass this one. There are 200 pages of recipes and beautiful food photography, and because making macarons is mostly about technique, rather than just a standard recipe, readers will appreciate the 32-step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions for making shells and fillings. All the classics are here like dark chocolate, praline, coffee, and pistachio, but others feature the more unusual macarons that Hermé is justly famous for: Isfahan is one, with lychee, rose and raspberry, Arabesque with apricot and pistachio, Satine with passion fruit, orange and cream cheese, Mandarin and pink pepper, black truffles, balsamic vinegar as well as a bright-green macaron filled with fresh mint. Anyone interested in making macarons will find Pierre Hermé’s the best book in print.

REVIEWS
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“All my high hopes and expectations for this book have been exceeded. This book, this one, is the macaron bible that we have all waited for…filled with imagination, creativity and wonder.”

- Cooking by the Book

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