Madeleines: Elegant French Tea Cakes to Bake and Share (Hardcover)

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I have used this cookbook to trick so many people into thinking I'm a talented baker! This book is a winner for three specific reasons. Firstly, the cookies look absolutely gorgeous. Secondly, the recipes are incredibly delicious--and diverse, too, with traditional flavors, nuts, fruits, savory kinds, and more, yielding something for everyone. But the biggest boon that the book offers is how easy it is to consistently get the beautiful, delicious results. The recipes are easy to follow, and Morse's introductory chapters detail--with photos--how to find and select ingredients, as well as the equipment and techniques that give optimal results. Madeleines can make anyone feel ready to open a fancy cafe!

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The petite shell-shaped cakes known as madeleines are versatile, pretty, and absolutely delicious. Made famous by Marcel Proust in his novel In Search of Lost Time, this classic French treat is now loved the world over. Beautifully illustrated and lovingly researched, Madeleines features recipes for an incredible variety of flavors and combinations, including such decadent desserts as Dark Chocolate Espresso Madeleines, savory appetizers like Pesto and Pine Nut Madeleines, and showstoppers like Cheesecake Madeleines with Lingonberry Preserves And making these adorable cakes has never been easier--author Barbara Feldman Morse has developed a unique quick-and-simple method for baking perfect madeleines again and again. Pour a cup of tea and enjoy this quick trip to France with Madeleines

About the Author

Barbara Feldman Morse is a prize-winning baker whose recipes and writing have appeared in the Boston Globe, Oakland Tribune, Sacramento Bee, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Bostonia Magazine, and Nob Hill Gazette.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781594747403
ISBN-10: 1594747407
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: October 21st, 2014
Pages: 175
Language: English